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Ultracold neutron properties of the Eljen-299-02D deuterated scintillator

Tang, Z. and Watkins, E. B. and Clayton, S. M. and Currie, S. A. and Fellers, D. E. and Hassan, Md. T. and Hooks, D. E. and Ito, T. M. and Lawrence, S. K. and MacDonald, S. W. T. and Makela, M. and Morris, C. L. and Neukirch, L. P. and Saunders, A. and O’Shaughnessy, C. M. and Cude-Woods, C. and Choi, J. H. and Young, A. R. and Zeck, B. A. and Gonzalez, F. and Liu, C. Y. and Floyd, N. C. and Hickerson, K. P. and Holley, A. T. and Johnson, B. A. and Lambert, J. C. and Pattie, R. W. (2021) Ultracold neutron properties of the Eljen-299-02D deuterated scintillator. Review of Scientific Instruments, 92 (2). Art. No. 023305. ISSN 0034-6748.

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In this paper, we report studies of the Fermi potential and loss per bounce of ultracold neutrons (UCNs) on a deuterated scintillator (Eljen-299-02D). These UCN properties of the scintillator enable its use in a wide variety of applications in fundamental neutron research.

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Additional Information:© 2021 Author(s). Published under license by AIP Publishing. Submitted: 26 September 2020; Accepted: 19 January 2021; Published Online: 17 February 2021. This work was supported by the Los Alamos National Laboratory LDRD Program (Project No. 20190048 ER), National Science Foundation (Grant No. PHY1914133), and U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Physics (Grant No. DE-FG02-97ER41042). This work was performed, in part, at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, an Office of Science User Facility operated for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science. The authors acknowledge the support provided by the LANL Physics, AOT, MPA, and Sigma divisions. They would like to thank Eljen Technology and Charles Hurlbut for their technical support and useful discussions. DATA AVAILABILITY. The data that support the findings of this study are available from the corresponding author upon reasonable request.
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