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Title: Spectrometer gun

Abstract

A hand-holdable, battery-operated, microprocessor-based spectrometer gun is described that includes a low-power matrix display and sufficient memory to permit both real-time observation and extended analysis of detected radiation pulses. Universality of the incorporated signal processing circuitry permits operation with various detectors having differing pulse detection and sensitivity parameters.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5031793
Application Number:
ON: DE82020875
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy ERA-07-060126; EDB-82-157528
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; GAMMA SPECTROMETERS; DESIGN; SPECTROMETERS; DATA PROCESSING; DIAGRAMS; ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; MICROPROCESSORS; NAI DETECTORS; NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERIES; OPERATION; COMPUTERS; ELECTRIC BATTERIES; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; METAL-METAL OXIDE BATTERIES; MICROELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; PROCESSING; RADIATION DETECTORS; SCINTILLATION COUNTERS; SOLID SCINTILLATION DETECTORS; 440103* - Radiation Instrumentation- Nuclear Spectroscopic Instrumentation

Citation Formats

Waechter, D.A., Wolf, M.A., and Umbarger, C.J. Spectrometer gun. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Waechter, D.A., Wolf, M.A., & Umbarger, C.J. Spectrometer gun. United States.
Waechter, D.A., Wolf, M.A., and Umbarger, C.J. Tue . "Spectrometer gun". United States.
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title = {Spectrometer gun},
author = {Waechter, D.A. and Wolf, M.A. and Umbarger, C.J.},
abstractNote = {A hand-holdable, battery-operated, microprocessor-based spectrometer gun is described that includes a low-power matrix display and sufficient memory to permit both real-time observation and extended analysis of detected radiation pulses. Universality of the incorporated signal processing circuitry permits operation with various detectors having differing pulse detection and sensitivity parameters.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Nov 03 00:00:00 EST 1981},
month = {Tue Nov 03 00:00:00 EST 1981}
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