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