fission chamber

fission chamber

[′fish·ən ‚chām·bər]
(nucleonics)
An ionization chamber used to detect slow neutrons; the inside wall has a thin coating of uranium, in which a slow neutron produces a fission; the resulting highly ionizing fission fragments produce a count in the chamber. Also known as fission counter.
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For this reason, we are concerned, in our research, with this variable which can be measured using one of the five following types of neutron detectors: Boron Trifluoride (BF3) proportional counters, Boron (10B) lined detectors, fission chamber (FC), 3He proportional counters, and self-powered neutron detectors (SPND) [1].
As an example, we are going to represent in Figures 6, 7, and 8 the results of the application of the Lee-Seung NMF algorithm [26], to a data set formed by fission chamber output signals, simulated through the Python-based simulation of fission chamber (pyFC) [29].