Accession Number : ADA293720

Title :   The Neutron Sensitivity of a Geiger Counter.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 94-Oct 95,

Corporate Author : ARMY COMBAT SYSTEMS TEST ACTIVITY ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Heimbach, Craig R.

PDF Url : ADA293720

Report Date : FEB 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The sensitivity to neutrons of a Far-West GM-1 Geiger counter was measured by finding its response in a radiation field dominated by neutrons. The sensitivity to neutrons is only about 0.3 percent of its response to gamma rays. jg

Descriptors :   *SENSITIVITY, *NEUTRONS, *GEIGER COUNTERS, RADIATION, RESPONSE, GAMMA RAYS.

Subject Categories : Nuclear Instrumentation
      Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry
      Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE