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Engineering Silicon Carbide for Enhanced Borders and Ports Security

  • Ivana CapanEmail author
  • Tomislav Brodar
  • Zoran Ereš
  • Robert Bernat
  • Željko Pastuović
  • Adam Sarbutt
  • José Coutinho
  • Vitor Torres
  • Vladimir Radulović
  • Luka Snoj
  • Klemen Ambrožič
  • Takeshi Ohshima
  • Yuichi Yamazaki
  • Takahiro Makino
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Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB)

Abstract

Developing new state-of-the-art, low-cost and radiation hard detectors is an extremely difficult challenge which can be tackled only by a multisciplinary group of scientists and engineers from various fields having access to different infrastructure.

In our project, Engineering silicon carbide for enhanced borders and ports security (-SiCure) funded by the NATO SPS programme [project number G5215] five partners from Australia (ANSTO), Croatia (RBI), Japan (QST), Portugal (UA) and Slovenia (JSI) have created a team whose main goal is to develop a SiC detector of special nuclear materials.

Keywords

Radiation detector Silicon carbide Neutron Nuclear material Schottky barrier diodes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivana Capan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tomislav Brodar
    • 1
  • Zoran Ereš
    • 1
  • Robert Bernat
    • 1
  • Željko Pastuović
    • 2
  • Adam Sarbutt
    • 2
  • José Coutinho
    • 3
  • Vitor Torres
    • 3
  • Vladimir Radulović
    • 4
  • Luka Snoj
    • 4
  • Klemen Ambrožič
    • 4
  • Takeshi Ohshima
    • 5
  • Yuichi Yamazaki
    • 5
  • Takahiro Makino
    • 5
  1. 1.Rudjer Bošković InstituteZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Australian Nuclear Science and Technology OrganisationLucas HeightsAustralia
  3. 3.Department of Physics and I3NUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal
  4. 4.Jožef Stefan InstituteLjubljanaSlovenia
  5. 5.National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and TechnologyTakasakiJapan

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