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Title: A New Method to Measure Random-Coincidence Backgrounds with Reduced Statistical and Systematic Uncertainties

This report discusses ideas on scientific uncertainty and how the modern DAQ systems fit in that framework.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1170263
Report Number(s):
LA-UR--15-21062
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS background measurements; coincidence; statistical uncertainties; systematic uncertainties; chi-nu