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Sensing with neutrons: an overview

Robert Bogue (Associate Editor, Sensor Review)

Sensor Review

ISSN: 0260-2288

Article publication date: 27 June 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief review of sensing with neutrons.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper discusses neutron sources, sensing techniques and a number of established and emerging applications.

Findings

The paper shows that neutron‐based sensing is used to determine a range of physical and chemical variables in the process, minerals, chemicals, security and military industries.

Originality/value

The paper provides a concise overview of the technology and uses of neutron‐based sensing.

Keywords

Citation

Bogue, R. (2008), "Sensing with neutrons: an overview", Sensor Review, Vol. 28 No. 3, pp. 186-188. https://doi.org/10.1108/02602280810882517

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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