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A HIGH EFFICIENCY HELIUM-3 NEUTRON DETECTOR

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
2493
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2493
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Kms Fusion Inc
PO Box 1778 Ann Arbor, MI 48106
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: A HIGH EFFICIENCY HELIUM-3 NEUTRON DETECTOR
Agency: DOE
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $477,000.00
 

Abstract:

IN THIS PROJECT, A NOVEL HE-3 NEUTRON DETECTOR WILL BE CONSTRUCTED. THE TECHNIQUE WILL USE HIGH PRESSURE HE-3 AND A SCINTILLATION MEDIUM. NEUTRONS INTERACTING WITH HE-3 WILL PRODUCE ENERGETIC PROTONS AND TRITONS. THE DEVICE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED SO AS TO MAXIMIZE THE DEPOSITION OF ENERGY BY THE CHARGED PARTICLES IN THE SCINTILLATION MEDIUM. THE RESULTING LIGHT WILL BE COLLECTED BY CONVENTIONAL PHOTOMULTIPLIER TUBES TO GENERATE A FAST OUTPUT PULSE WHOSE AMPLITUDE IS PROPORTIONAL TO THE ENERGY LOSS OF THE REACTION PRODUCTS.

Principal Investigator:

Mr. Timothy M. Henderson
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Kms Fusion
3621 South State Road Ann Arbor, MI 48106

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No