Surface Coatings as Xenon Diffusion Barriers for Improved Detection of Clandestine Nuclear Explosions

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Bläckberg, Lisa;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Uppsala
  • Subject: Radioxenon | Gas Diffusion Barrier | Plastic Scintillator | Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty | Atomic Layer Deposition | Al2O3 | Molecular Dynamics | Light Transport

This thesis investigates surface coatings as xenon diffusion barriers on plastic scintillators. The motivation for the work is improved radioxenon detection systems, used within the verification regime of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). One type of rad... View more
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