Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp 566–572 | Cite as

Gamma detectors in explosives and narcotics detection systems

  • V. M. Bystritsky
  • E. V. Zubarev
  • A. V. Krasnoperov
  • S. Yu. Porohovoi
  • V. L. Rapatskii
  • Yu. N. Rogov
  • A. B. Sadovskii
  • A. V. Salamatin
  • R. A. Salmin
  • V. M. Slepnev
  • E. I. Andreev
Methods of Physical Experiment

Abstract

Gamma detectors based on BGO crystals were designed and developed at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research. These detectors are used in explosives and narcotics detection systems. Key specifications and design features of the detectors are presented. A software temperature-compensation method that makes it possible to stabilize the gamma detector response and operate the detector in a temperature range from −20 to 50°C is described.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Bystritsky
    • 1
  • E. V. Zubarev
    • 1
  • A. V. Krasnoperov
    • 1
  • S. Yu. Porohovoi
    • 1
  • V. L. Rapatskii
    • 1
  • Yu. N. Rogov
    • 1
  • A. B. Sadovskii
    • 1
  • A. V. Salamatin
    • 1
  • R. A. Salmin
    • 1
  • V. M. Slepnev
    • 1
  • E. I. Andreev
    • 2
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubnaRussia
  2. 2.OOO Neutron TechnologiesDubnaRussia

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