Surface coatings as xenon diffusion barriers on plastic scintillators : Improving Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty verification

Master thesis English OPEN
Bläckberg, Lisa;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Uppsala : Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University
  • Subject: Plastic scintillator | Radioxenon | Diffusion barrier | Surface coating | Atomic Layer Deposition | Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

This thesis investigates the ability of transparent surface coatings to reduce xenon diffusion into plastic scintillators. The motivation for the work is improved radioxenon monitoring equipment, used with in the framework of the verification regime of the Comprehensive... View more
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