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Title: AUTOMATIC COMPENSATION OF DEADTIME IN COUNTING EQUIPMENT

Abstract

For accurate estimation of emission rates of radioactive samples, one must ordinarily estimate the deadtime parameter of the counting system over the energy and rate range of interest. Deadtime correction factors, once determined, may be laborions to apply, and, in any event, detract from the precision of the estimate of the rate because of the uncertainty of the correction factor itself. A device is described which provides a statistical estimate of the actual sampling time during any counting interval. (auth)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Naval Radiological Defense Lab., San Francisco
OSTI Identifier:
4235658
Report Number(s):
USNRDL-TR-365
NSA Number:
NSA-14-002550
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
Country unknown/Code not available
Language:
English
Subject:
ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENT; COUNTERS; DEAD TIME; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; ENERGY; RESOLUTION; STATISTICS

Citation Formats

Covell, D.F., Sandomire, M.M., and Eichen, M.S. AUTOMATIC COMPENSATION OF DEADTIME IN COUNTING EQUIPMENT. Country unknown/Code not available: N. p., 1959. Web.
Covell, D.F., Sandomire, M.M., & Eichen, M.S. AUTOMATIC COMPENSATION OF DEADTIME IN COUNTING EQUIPMENT. Country unknown/Code not available.
Covell, D.F., Sandomire, M.M., and Eichen, M.S. Mon . "AUTOMATIC COMPENSATION OF DEADTIME IN COUNTING EQUIPMENT". Country unknown/Code not available. doi:.
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title = {AUTOMATIC COMPENSATION OF DEADTIME IN COUNTING EQUIPMENT},
author = {Covell, D.F. and Sandomire, M.M. and Eichen, M.S.},
abstractNote = {For accurate estimation of emission rates of radioactive samples, one must ordinarily estimate the deadtime parameter of the counting system over the energy and rate range of interest. Deadtime correction factors, once determined, may be laborions to apply, and, in any event, detract from the precision of the estimate of the rate because of the uncertainty of the correction factor itself. A device is described which provides a statistical estimate of the actual sampling time during any counting interval. (auth)},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {Country unknown/Code not available},
year = {Mon Sep 14 00:00:00 EDT 1959},
month = {Mon Sep 14 00:00:00 EDT 1959}
}

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