• Julian J. Steyn
  • Sam S. Nargolwalla


A medium which responds informatively to the phenomena to which it is exposed is a potentially useful detector. An everyday example is the response of the human eye to visible light. The “eye” in a nuclear experiment is the radiation detector. This chapter focuses on radiation detectors frequently used to measure the radiations encountered in radiochemistry.


Pulse Height Proportional Counter Fano Factor Pulse Height Analyzer Photo Peak 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julian J. Steyn
    • 1
  • Sam S. Nargolwalla
    • 2
  1. 1.NUS CorporationRockvilleUSA
  2. 2.Scintrex, Ltd.ConcordUSA

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