Atomic Energy

, Volume 125, Issue 2, pp 119–123 | Cite as

Collimator Effect on Semiconductor α-Spectrometer Characteristics in Measurements of Radioactive Aerosols

  • D. A. Pripachkin
  • D. V. Aron
  • A. K. Budyka
  • Yu. N. Khusein

The results of an investigation of the effect of collimators with a square cell on the detection efficiency of α-particles and the energy resolution of the spectra of α-emitting aerosols, which were first collected on a filter made of ultrafine polymers fibers, are reported. The investigations will make it possible to develop in the future new and improved already existing apparatus for express spectrometry of α-emitting aerosols.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Pripachkin
    • 1
  • D. V. Aron
    • 1
  • A. K. Budyka
    • 2
  • Yu. N. Khusein
    • 2
  1. 1.Nuclear Safety InstituteRussian Academy of Sciences (IBRAE RAN)MoscowRussia
  2. 2.National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)MoscowRussia

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