Applying Virtual Oscilloscope to Signal Measurements in Scintillation Detectors
Radiation Science and Technology
Volume 1, Issue 1, July 2015, Pages: 1-5
Received: Jul. 4, 2015; Accepted: Jul. 14, 2015; Published: Jul. 17, 2015
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Gozde Tektas, Ege University, Faculty of Science, Physics Department, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
Cuneyt Celiktas, Ege University, Faculty of Science, Physics Department, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
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Abstract
A virtual oscilloscope was designed by using the LabVIEW software. Signals supplied by a pulse generator and background radiation signals from a NaI(Tl) scintillation detector were displayed in a real and a virtual oscilloscope, respectively. Amplitude, maximum voltage, rise time and fall time values through the oscilloscopes for both type signals were measured. They were acquired in different time/div. values to test and compare their performances. Obtained results and the signal shapes from them were meticulously compared. It was observed that they were highly comparable to each other. Results indicate that the developed virtual oscilloscope would reliably be able to be used for data acquisition as well as a real oscilloscope.
Keywords
NaI(Tl) Detectors, LabVIEW Software, Virtual Oscilloscope and GPIB
To cite this article
Gozde Tektas, Cuneyt Celiktas, Applying Virtual Oscilloscope to Signal Measurements in Scintillation Detectors, Radiation Science and Technology. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.rst.20150101.11
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