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Brazilian Journal of Physics

On-line version ISSN 1678-4448


PEREIRA, M. A. Stanojev; PUGLIESI, F.  and  PUGLIESI, R.. Neutron induced radiography: a technique to inspect the internal structure of thin samples. Braz. J. Phys. [online]. 2008, vol.38, n.3a, pp. 346-349. ISSN 1678-4448.

The present paper describes a radiography technique to inspect low thickness samples, on the order of micra. The penetrating radiation are charged particles generated by a lithium fluoride screen irradiated by thermal neutrons. The film used to register the images is a solid state nuclear track detector and the experimental conditions to obtain the best radiography are provided. A digital system for data acquisition and image processing was also used.

Keywords : Track detectors; Track [etch foils]; Radiography.

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