Akurugoda Gamage, Kelum Asanga and Hawkes, Nigel and Taylor, Graeme (2010) Digital approaches to field neutron spectrometry-NPL Report IR 23. Working Paper. National Physical Laboratory.Full text not available from this repository.
Miniature digitizing electronics have been coupled to a detector based on an organic liquid scintillator to form a digital neutron and gamma spectrometer. The digitizing electronics are physically small enough to be packaged with a detector to form an easily portable unit. The spectrometer was exposed to a selection of the wellcharacterised radiation fields available at NPL, and the performance of three different neutron / gamma discrimination algorithms were compared. The energy resolution of the system was also assessed. Conclusions are presented on the best algorithm to use in such a system, and on the performance and ease of use of the spectrometer in comparison with conventional analogue systems.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Working Paper)|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering|
|Deposited By:||Mr Gamage Kelum Asanga Akurugoda|
|Deposited On:||24 Mar 2011 14:33|
|Last Modified:||05 Sep 2016 00:03|
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