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DESCANT – the deuterated scintillator array for neutron tagging


The DESCANT array is a new device for neutron detection based on deuterated liquid scintillator. It has been designed to be coupled with the TIGRESS and GRIFFIN γ-ray spectrometers to enable neutron tagging in fusion-evaporation reactions, and β-delayed neutron studies.

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Garrett, P.E. DESCANT – the deuterated scintillator array for neutron tagging. Hyperfine Interact 225, 137–141 (2014).

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