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Title: Large dynamic range radiation detector and methods thereof

Abstract

According to one embodiment, a radiation detector comprises a scintillator and a photodiode optically coupled to the scintillator. The radiation detector also includes a bias voltage source electrically coupled to the photodiode, a first detector operatively electrically coupled to the photodiode for generating a signal indicative of a level of a charge at an output of the photodiode, and a second detector operatively electrically coupled to the bias voltage source for generating a signal indicative of an amount of current flowing through the photodiode.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Livermore, CA
  2. Sparks, NV
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1036718
Patent Number(s):
8115178
Application Number:
12/431,595
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC. (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Marrs, Roscoe E, and Madden, Norman W. Large dynamic range radiation detector and methods thereof. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Marrs, Roscoe E, & Madden, Norman W. Large dynamic range radiation detector and methods thereof. United States.
Marrs, Roscoe E, and Madden, Norman W. Tue . "Large dynamic range radiation detector and methods thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1036718.
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