Comparison of Energy Resolution of NaI (Tl) Scintillation Detectors Obtained by Analog and Digital Ways
Radiation Science and Technology
Volume 1, Issue 1, July 2015, Pages: 10-12
Received: Jul. 4, 2015; Accepted: Jul. 24, 2015; Published: Jul. 25, 2015
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Elif Ebru Ermis, Faculty of Science, Physics Department,Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
Gozde Tektas, Faculty of Science, Physics Department,Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
Zuleyha Ozcelik, Faculty of Science, Physics Department,Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
Cuneyt Celiktas, Faculty of Science, Physics Department,Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
Jiri Pechousek, Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Department of Experimental Physics, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
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Abstract
Gamma-ray energy spectra were acquired using a Multichannel Analyzer (MCA) and a digitizer. A spectrometer which was consisted of a NaI(Tl) inorganic scintillation detector and a digitizer were used to obtain energy spectra of 137Cs radioisotope. The energy resolution values from analog and digital ways were calculated and compared with each other. The average analog and digital energy resolution values were determined as 7.69 % and 6.80 %, respectively. Obtained results showed that the digital systems are more preferable than the analog ones from the energy resolution point of view
Keywords
Energy Spectrum, Energy Resolution, Digitizer
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Elif Ebru Ermis, Gozde Tektas, Zuleyha Ozcelik, Cuneyt Celiktas, Jiri Pechousek, Comparison of Energy Resolution of NaI (Tl) Scintillation Detectors Obtained by Analog and Digital Ways, Radiation Science and Technology. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015, pp. 10-12. doi: 10.11648/j.rst.20150101.13
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