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Title: PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION BY PULSE SHAPE DISCRIMINATION IN THE p-i-n TYPE SEMICONDUCTOR DETECTOR

Abstract

When an ionizing particle enters a semiconductor radiation detector a voltage pulse is produced. The final pulse height is determined by the particle energy, while the range of the particle affects the shape of the pulse. The voltage pulse therefore contains information about the particle type. The pulse height at a fixed time during the pulse rise time is used as the range dependent quantity. A twodimensional display of this quantity versus the energy of the particle showed that separation could be obtained between deuterons and alpha - particles with energies in the range from 8 to 26 Mev. Calculations were made on this effect based on the results of a pulse shape analysis. The agreement between the experimental and the calculated data proves that the theoretical picture is quite adequate. (auth)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Institutt voor Kernphysisch Onderzoek, Amsterdam
OSTI Identifier:
4673437
NSA Number:
NSA-17-025638
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Nucl. Instr. MEthods
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: Vol: 22; Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-63
Country of Publication:
Country unknown/Code not available
Language:
English
Subject:
INSTRUMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION; ALPHA PARTICLES; DEUTERONS; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; ENERGY; PARTICLES; PULSES; RADIATION DETECTORS; SEMICONDUCTORS

Citation Formats

Ammerlaan, C A.J., Rumphorst, R F, and Koerts, L A.Ch. PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION BY PULSE SHAPE DISCRIMINATION IN THE p-i-n TYPE SEMICONDUCTOR DETECTOR. Country unknown/Code not available: N. p., 1963. Web. doi:10.1016/0029-554X(63)90248-9.
Ammerlaan, C A.J., Rumphorst, R F, & Koerts, L A.Ch. PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION BY PULSE SHAPE DISCRIMINATION IN THE p-i-n TYPE SEMICONDUCTOR DETECTOR. Country unknown/Code not available. doi:10.1016/0029-554X(63)90248-9.
Ammerlaan, C A.J., Rumphorst, R F, and Koerts, L A.Ch. Mon . "PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION BY PULSE SHAPE DISCRIMINATION IN THE p-i-n TYPE SEMICONDUCTOR DETECTOR". Country unknown/Code not available. doi:10.1016/0029-554X(63)90248-9.
@article{osti_4673437,
title = {PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION BY PULSE SHAPE DISCRIMINATION IN THE p-i-n TYPE SEMICONDUCTOR DETECTOR},
author = {Ammerlaan, C A.J. and Rumphorst, R F and Koerts, L A.Ch.},
abstractNote = {When an ionizing particle enters a semiconductor radiation detector a voltage pulse is produced. The final pulse height is determined by the particle energy, while the range of the particle affects the shape of the pulse. The voltage pulse therefore contains information about the particle type. The pulse height at a fixed time during the pulse rise time is used as the range dependent quantity. A twodimensional display of this quantity versus the energy of the particle showed that separation could be obtained between deuterons and alpha - particles with energies in the range from 8 to 26 Mev. Calculations were made on this effect based on the results of a pulse shape analysis. The agreement between the experimental and the calculated data proves that the theoretical picture is quite adequate. (auth)},
doi = {10.1016/0029-554X(63)90248-9},
journal = {Nucl. Instr. MEthods},
number = ,
volume = Vol: 22,
place = {Country unknown/Code not available},
year = {1963},
month = {4}
}