Preliminary Study on Improving Resolution of D-T Neutron Radiography based on Associated Alpha and Coded Source Imaging Methods
Institute of Nuclear Physics and Chemistry, CAEP,
Published online: 20 January 2020
Limitations of fast neutron radiography include low detection efficiency and poor spatial resolution. D-T neutron radiography is one compact fast neutron radiography method. Based on D-T associated alpha particle method and coded source imaging method, we indicate one new method to improve resolution of D-T neutron radiography. This method could get distribution of D-T neutrons by detecting alpha particles. Without real coded mask, the D-T radiography structure is considered as coded source imaging of fast neutrons. With reconstruction method, the real object could be reconstructed from projections. One prospect setup of D-T associated alpha neutron source has been carried out with Monte-Carlo simulation. The projection images of two different situations are collected and reconstruction results show that it’s possible to improve image quality of D-T neutron radiography.
Key words: D-T Neutron Radiography / Associated Alpha Method / Coded Source Imaging Method / Reconstruction
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