Diamond-based radiation detectors for very high dose rate environments

Chris Hutton, Liam Payne, Tom Scott, Alex Jenkins

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Diamond detectors offer a novel technology allowing the non-destructive assay of highly radioactive environments in the civil nuclear sector. Four detectors of
different manufacturing origins have been characterised using dark current
measurements and dose rate response in controlled environments. Results show
the electrode material and contacts to the electrode are critical in achieving a
reliable and stable detection device. This work demonstrates that diamond detectors offer considerable promise for civil nuclear applications, where high dose rate measurements are required.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2016
EventWM2016 - Phoenix Conference Centre, Phoenix, Arizona, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 Mar 201610 Mar 2016


Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityPhoenix, Arizona


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