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Title: Gain Shift Corrections at Chi-Nu

Abstract

Ambient conditions have the potential to cause changes in liquid scintillator detector gain that vary with time and temperature. These gain shifts can lead to poor resolution in both energy as well as pulse shape discrimination. In order to correct for these shifts in the Chi-Nu high energy array, a laser system has been developed for calibration of the pulse height signals.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Univ. of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA (United States). Dept. of Physics and Applied Physics
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1312624
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-16-26603
TRN: US1601822
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; GAIN; SHAPE; LIQUID SCINTILLATION DETECTORS; CORRECTIONS; HEIGHT; PULSES; CALIBRATION; ENERGY RESOLUTION; SIGNALS; TIME DEPENDENCE; TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE; LANL

Citation Formats

Brown, Tristan Brooks, and Devlin, Matthew James. Gain Shift Corrections at Chi-Nu. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1312624.
Brown, Tristan Brooks, & Devlin, Matthew James. Gain Shift Corrections at Chi-Nu. United States. doi:10.2172/1312624.
Brown, Tristan Brooks, and Devlin, Matthew James. 2016. "Gain Shift Corrections at Chi-Nu". United States. doi:10.2172/1312624. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1312624.
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