Accession Number : AD0620395

Title :   PULSE SHAPE DISCRIMINATION CONSIDERATIONS IN A DUAL CRYSTAL GAMMA-RAY SCINTILLATION DETECTOR.

Descriptive Note : Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author : TEXAS A AND M UNIV COLLEGE STATION

Personal Author(s) : Lam,Carroll F.

Report Date : AUG 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : It is shown that a dual crystal/single photomultiplier scintillation detector system in conjunction with a pulse shape discrimination technique can reduce the entire Compton contribution to a gamma-ray spectrum up to 40%.

Descriptors :   (*GAMMA RAY SPECTROSCOPY, COMPTON SCATTERING), (*COMPTON SCATTERING, PULSE DISCRIMINATORS), (*SCINTILLATION COUNTERS, PULSE DISCRIMINATORS), (*PULSE DISCRIMINATORS, GAMMA RAY SPECTROSCOPY), CRYSTAL COUNTERS, SODIUM COMPOUNDS, CESIUM COMPOUNDS, IODIDES, TELLURIUM, PHOTOMULTIPLIER TUBES, ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSES, AMPLIFIERS, RADIOACTIVATION ANALYSIS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE