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Title: Multiple channel programmable coincidence counter

Abstract

A programmable digital coincidence counter having multiple channels and featuring minimal dead time. Neutron detectors supply electrical pulses to a synchronizing circuit which in turn inputs derandomized pulses to an adding circuit. A random access memory circuit connected as a programmable length shift register receives and shifts the sum of the pulses, and outputs to a serializer. A counter is input by the adding circuit and downcounted by the seralizer, one pulse at a time. The decoded contents of the counter after each decrement is output to scalers.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Los Alamos, NM)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
OSTI Identifier:
867355
Patent Number(s):
US 4920271
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by Department of Energy (Washington, DC) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
multiple; channel; programmable; coincidence; counter; digital; channels; featuring; minimal; dead; time; neutron; detectors; supply; electrical; pulses; synchronizing; circuit; inputs; derandomized; adding; random; access; memory; connected; length; shift; register; receives; shifts; outputs; serializer; input; downcounted; seralizer; pulse; decoded; contents; decrement; output; scalers; random access; access memory; circuit connected; multiple channel; neutron detector; electrical pulses; multiple channels; shift register; electrical pulse; dead time; coincidence counter; neutron detectors; minimal dead; supply electrical; memory circuit; coincidence count; programmable digital; /250/376/377/

Citation Formats

Arnone, Gaetano J. Multiple channel programmable coincidence counter. United States: N. p., 1990. Web.
Arnone, Gaetano J. Multiple channel programmable coincidence counter. United States.
Arnone, Gaetano J. Mon . "Multiple channel programmable coincidence counter". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867355.
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abstractNote = {A programmable digital coincidence counter having multiple channels and featuring minimal dead time. Neutron detectors supply electrical pulses to a synchronizing circuit which in turn inputs derandomized pulses to an adding circuit. A random access memory circuit connected as a programmable length shift register receives and shifts the sum of the pulses, and outputs to a serializer. A counter is input by the adding circuit and downcounted by the seralizer, one pulse at a time. The decoded contents of the counter after each decrement is output to scalers.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1990},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1990}
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