Atomic Energy

, Volume 101, Issue 2, pp 583–587 | Cite as

Heterogeneous γ-ray scintillation detector

  • V. A. Terekhin
  • Yu. I. Chernukhin
  • S. I. Strel’tsov


A new method is proposed for measuring the spectral and temporal characteristics of static and pulsed gamma-ray sources (setups). The detector is a heterogeneous structure consisting of pairwise alternating layers of a gamma-ray converter and adjoining layers of a scintillating optical fiber.

An approach to developing a universal gamma-ray detector having a prescribed spectral sensitivity, efficiency, aperture, and geometry and capable of operating in pulsed and current (analog) regimes is examined.


Scintillation Detector Entrance Window Liquid Scintillation Detector Average Travel Distance Fast Charged Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Terekhin
    • 1
  • Yu. I. Chernukhin
    • 1
  • S. I. Strel’tsov
    • 1
  1. 1.Russian Federal Nuclear Center — All-Russia Research Institute of Technical PhysicsRussia

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