Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 192, Issue 1–3, pp 85–91 | Cite as

A versatile gas-flow proportional counter for Mössbauer spectroscopy

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Abstract

This article presents a versatile gas-flow proportional counter for surface and transmission Mössbauer spectroscopy, suitable for studies with 57Fe, 119Sn and 151Eu isotopes. The main advantages obtained by new design are: (1) the height of the detection volume can be changed in large limits from 0 to 38 mm, (2) the detection volume can be choose symmetrical or not in respect with anode plan, (3) the anode replacement is easily (4) and different anode configuration can be used. The characteristics of the detector, operating at room temperature, are reported.

Keywords

Detector Conversion electron spectroscopy Conversion X-ray spectroscopy Fe-57 Sn-119 Eu-151 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute for Materials PhysicsBucharestRomania
  2. 2.National Institute of Physics and Nuclear EngineeringIFIN-HHBucharestRomania
  3. 3.Physics DepartmentTransylvania UniversityBrasovRomania

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