Improved energy resolution for scintillator based gamma-ray detectors obtained using a CsI(TI)/Si-PIN detector

Iwanczyk, J.S.; Patt, B.E.
October 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct97, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p3926
Academic Journal
Reports on improved energy resolution measured using a gamma-ray detector consisting of a CsI(Tl) scintillator coupled to a photodiode (PD). Measurements made in an evacuated chamber; Performance of charge calibration by measuring the direct PD response.


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