Multi-Blade: the Boron-10-based neutron detector for high intensity neutron reflectometry at ESS

Project: ResearchInternational collaboration


The Multi-Blade is a Boron-10-based gaseous detector introduced to face the challenge arising in neutron reflectometry at pulsed neutron sources. Neutron reflectometers are the most challenging instruments in terms of instantaneous counting rate and spatial resolution. This detector has been designed to cope with the requirements set for the reflectometers at the upcoming European Spallation Source (ESS) in Sweden.
Effective start/end date2013/12/01 → …

Collaborative partners


  • Francesco Messi - Nuclear physics (Researcher)
  • Piscitelli, Francesco (Researcher)
  • Mauri, Giacomo - LocalizedString(id=52322099, text={sv_SE=European Spallation Source ESS AB, en_GB=European Spallation Source ESS AB}) (Researcher)

Related research output

Mauri, G., Francesco Messi, Kanaki, K., Karnickis, E., Piscitelli, F. & Khaplanov, A., 2018 Mar 6, In : Journal of Instrumentation. 13, 3, P03004

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piscitelli, F., F. Messi, Anastasopoulos, M., Bryś, T., Chicken, F., Dian, E., Fuzi, J., Höglund, C., Kiss, G., Orban, J., Pazmandi, P., Robinson, E. L., Rosta, L., Schmidt, S., Varga, D., Zsiros, T. & Hall-Wilton, R., 2017 Mar 15, In : Journal of Instrumentation. 12, 3, P03013

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Francesco Messi (Speaker)
2017 Oct 212017 Oct 28

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