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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 295, Issue 1, pp 573–577 | Cite as

Preliminary simulations of NaI(Tl) detectors, and coincidence analysis using event stamping

  • R. BrittonEmail author
  • J. Burnett
  • A. Davies
  • P. H. Regan
Article

Abstract

This paper discusses preliminary work into the modelling and processing of coincidence measurements, for which a Monte-Carlo simulation and a post-processing program have both been developed. In the current work, a GEANT4 code is used to simulate a pair of NaI(Tl) scintillators, which are used experimentally to both develop the post-processing program and validate the GEANT4 model. This is found to be accurate to within 9 % at a confidence level of 93.0 % for energies from 30 to 3,000 keV.

Keywords

List mode Coincidence GEANT4 Monte Carlo simulations 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Thank you to the University of Surrey, the AWE Technical Outreach Programme and EPSRC for funding this research.

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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Britton
    • 1
    Email author
  • J. Burnett
    • 2
  • A. Davies
    • 2
  • P. H. Regan
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SurreyGuildfordUK
  2. 2.AWE, AldermastonReadingUK

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