Author: Kaplan, D.M.
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THPMP044 Radiation Hard Sensor for Reactor Applications 3545
  • R.J. Abrams, M.A. Cummings, R.P. Johnson, T.J. Roberts
    Muons, Inc, Illinois, USA
  • D.M. Kaplan
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  A novel method of measuring temperature of the coolant inside a reactor core is presented. The method, which is both standoff and non-invasive, is based on the interaction between an ultrasonic pulse and a delayed light pulse in the coolant. In the interaction, the light pulse, which is scattered backward by Brillouin scattering, is frequency-shifted. The frequency shift is dependent on the temperature and other parameters of the coolant. The light pulses and the ultrasound pulses are generated and detected outside of the core.  
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About • paper received ※ 14 May 2019       paper accepted ※ 23 May 2019       issue date ※ 21 June 2019  
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