Accession Number : AD0164374
Title : Directionally Sensitive Radiation Detector System Using Ionization Chambers.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Wall,James A. ; Burke,Edward A.
Report Date : 27 MAR 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent describes an X- and gamma radiation detector having two parallel spaced walls composed of materials of significantly different atomic numbers. Any suitable sensitive medium between the walls may be used as to produce a larger signal when the lower atomic wall faces the source of radiation than when the high atomic number material faces the source.
Descriptors : *Radiation measuring instruments, *Patents, Ionization chambers, Gamma counters, X rays
Subject Categories : Nuclear Instrumentation
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE