Instruments and Experimental Techniques

, Volume 60, Issue 5, pp 725–727 | Cite as

A study of the characteristics of inorganic scintillators for radiation monitors

Physical Instruments for Ecology, Medicine, and Biology

Abstract

Inorganic scintillators for use in radiation monitoring devices were investigated. The detection threshold, which is the key characteristic of a γ-ray monitor, was evaluated. The possibility of calculating the effective thickness of a scintillator based on the background characteristic of the detector was shown.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dukhov All-Russia Research Institute of AutomaticsMoscowRussia

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