publication . Other literature type . Article . Preprint . 2014

Reactor antineutrino monitoring with a plastic scintillator array as a new safeguards method

S. Oguri; Y. Kuroda; Yoshiaki Kato; R. Nakata; Y. Inoue; Chikara Ito; M. Minowa;
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  • Published: 29 Apr 2014
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
We developed a segmented reactor-antineutrino detector made of plastic scintillators for application as a tool in nuclear safeguards inspection and performed mostly unmanned field operations at a commercial power plant reactor. At a position outside the reactor building, we measured the difference in reactor antineutrino flux above the ground when the reactor was active and inactive.
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free text keywords: Nuclear and High Energy Physics, Instrumentation, Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors, High Energy Physics - Experiment, Scintillator, Nuclear safeguards, Power station, Nuclear physics, Nuclear engineering, Detector, Physics

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