Vol. 8, 2023

Radiation Detectors


K. Kaperoni, M. Diakaki, C. Weiss, M. Bacak, E. Griesmayer, J. Melbinger, M. Kokkoris, M. Axiotis, S. Chasapoglou, R. Vlastou, and the n_TOF collaboration

Pages: 79-83

DOI: 10.37392/RapProc.2023.16

Diamond is considered one of the most promising materials for neutron reaction studies and neutron fluence measurements. A newly built diamond detector and associated electronics were developed by the CIVIDEC Instrumentation for in-beam neutron measurements in harsh environmental conditions (high instantaneous neutron flux, high gamma-ray background, etc). Various tests were performed to determine the detector’s response to neutron environments including a measurement at NCSR “Demokritos” with monoenergetic neutron beams and a corresponding one at the newly built experimental area NEAR station at the n_TOF facility at CERN. The preliminary results of the tests for the development of this novel detection system will be presented and discussed.
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