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Number: 376/159
Name: Induced nuclear reactions: processes, systems, and elements > Nuclear transmutation (e.g., by means of particle or wave energy) > By neutron bombardment > Neutron activation analysis
Description: Subject matter wherein the neutron bombardment of the material results in the production of a product which is to be analyzed to yield data concerning the nucleus of the material and/or its environment.

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Class Number Class Name Patents
376/160 Subterranean 15

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8666015 Method and apparatus for generating thermal neutrons using an electron accelerator Mar. 4, 2014
8399849 Fast neutron detector Mar. 19, 2013
8373129 Cargo inspection system for special nuclear materials (SNM) Feb. 12, 2013
8358731 Method and apparatus for detecting and classifying explosives and controlled substances Jan. 22, 2013
8345812 Distinguishing between classes of fissionable material Jan. 1, 2013
8193504 Method and apparatus for the identification of lithospheric or shielded material deposits by doppler-shifted response photon spectra from interrogation by ionizing radiation Jun. 5, 2012
8155258 Fission meter Apr. 10, 2012
8009787 Method for non-destructive testing Aug. 30, 2011
7756237 Absolute nuclear material assay Jul. 13, 2010
7732772 System and method for detecting explosive materials Jun. 8, 2010
7701336 Detection of nuclear materials hidden inside cargo shipments by using sensor fusion technique Apr. 20, 2010
7650265 Methods of using geometric constructs for neutronics modeling Jan. 19, 2010
7639770 Cylindrical neutron generator Dec. 29, 2009
7630469 Method for on-line evaluation of materials using prompt gamma ray analysis Dec. 8, 2009
7599463 Remote sensing device to detect materials of varying atomic numbers Oct. 6, 2009
7505544 Method and apparatus for detecting and classifying explosives and controlled substances Mar. 17, 2009
7501624 System and method for detecting concealed nuclear materials, radiological materials and chemical explosives Mar. 10, 2009
7430479 System and method for analyzing content data Sep. 30, 2008
7423273 Object examination by delayed neutrons Sep. 9, 2008
7420175 Explosives detection by directional fast neutron beams scan with associated particles Sep. 2, 2008
7285784 Real time method and computer system for identifying radioactive materials from HPGe gamma-ray spectroscopy Oct. 23, 2007
7152002 Method and apparatus for analysis of elements in bulk substance Dec. 19, 2006
7151447 Detection and identification of threats hidden inside cargo shipments Dec. 19, 2006
7151815 Nonintrusive method for the detection of concealed special nuclear material Dec. 19, 2006
7139350 Method and apparatus for measuring radiation in a borehole Nov. 21, 2006
6895065 Method and apparatus for identifying nuclear fuels May. 17, 2005
6720552 Repeating pulsed magnet Apr. 13, 2004
6680993 Method of producing Actinium-225 and daughters Jan. 20, 2004
6674829 Neutron radiation installation for treatment of cancer Jan. 6, 2004
6668033 Method for analyzing a primary neutron beam of a neutron source, a neutron source having a beam monitor, and a beam monitor Dec. 23, 2003
6577697 Field analysis of geological samples using delayed neutron activation analysis Jun. 10, 2003
6563898 Method and portable apparatus for the detection of substances by use of neutron irradiation May. 13, 2003
6529573 Proton recoil scintillator neutron rem meter Mar. 4, 2003
6459747 Method for the quantitative determination of the fissile material content in small size particles Oct. 1, 2002
6438189 Pulsed neutron elemental on-line material analyzer Aug. 20, 2002
6393085 Analysis system for non-destructive identification of explosives and chemical warfare agents May. 21, 2002
6345080 Measurement device for determining boron concentration Feb. 5, 2002
6341150 Fissile material detector Jan. 22, 2002
6314152 Body composition detection using neutron inelastic scattering to detect carbon-to-oxygen ratio in tissue Nov. 6, 2001
6205195 Coded aperture imaging Mar. 20, 2001
6178218 Nondestructive examination using neutron activated positron annihilation Jan. 23, 2001
6157034 Flexible multi-purpose modular assembly for a family of PGNAA bulk material analyzers Dec. 5, 2000
6026135 Multisensor vehicle-mounted mine detector Feb. 15, 2000
5982838 Method and portable apparatus for the detection of substances by use of neutron irradiation Nov. 9, 1999
5976066 Neutron capture therapies Nov. 2, 1999
5930314 Coded aperture imaging Jul. 27, 1999
5903622 Accelerator-based neutron source for boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) and method May. 11, 1999
5896429 Method for measurement of blast furnace liner thickness Apr. 20, 1999
5825030 Shaping neutron energies to achieve sensitivity and uniformity of bulk material analysis Oct. 20, 1998
5784424 System for studying a sample of material using a heavy ion induced mass spectrometer source Jul. 21, 1998

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