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Title: SCINTILLATION EXPOSURE RATE DETECTOR

A radiation detector for gamma and x rays is described. The detector comprises a scintillation crystal disposed between a tantalum shield and the input of a photomultiplier tube, the crystal and the shield cooperating so that their combined response to a given quantity of radiation at various energy levels is substantially constant.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4112615
Report Number(s):
US 2958779
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Research Org:
Originating Research Org. not identified
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENT; CRYSTAL COUNTERS; ENERGY; GAGES; GAMMA RADIATION; LEVELS; PHOTOMULTIPLIERS; RADIATION DETECTORS; SCINTILLATION COUNTERS; SHIELDING; TANTALUM; X RADIATION