Gamma-Ray Spectrometry

  • Tamás Belgya
  • Zsolt Révay
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Abstract

The basic equipment for detection of prompt gamma rays is the gamma-ray spectrometer. The main component is the detector which converts the energy of the gamma ray to an electronic signal. This signal is amplified, shaped, digitized and stored in a histogram that makes up a spectrum of gamma peaks.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tamás Belgya
    • 1
  • Zsolt Révay
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Isotopes, Chemical Research CenterHungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary

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