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K-State Today

February 19, 2015



K-State SMART Laboratory featured on the cover of Nuclear News Magazine

By Michael Reichenberger

Nuclear News Cover

Recent developments in Micro-Pocket Fission Detector, or MPFD, have been featured in the Feb. 2015 issue of Nuclear News, a publication of the American Nuclear Society.

Micro-pocket fission detectors have been in development at the K-State Semiconductor Materials and Radiological Technologies, or SMART, Laboratory since 2003. In addition to being featured on the cover of the magazine, a half-page picture illustrating the design and displaying a completed assembly are also included. The micro-pocket fission detectors is shown in the top right of the cover, and on page 65 of the magazine.