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DOI 10.5286/raltr.2009026
Persistent URL http://purl.org/net/epubs/work/52043
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Record Id 52043
Title Deadtime calibration in high-rate microstrip gas counters
Abstract The advent of the Microstrip Gas Chamber (MSGC) has permitted the development of positron-sensitive gas avalanche detectors which combine sub-millimeter spatial resolution with multi-MHz global rate capabilities not attainable with traditional types of gas counter. Based on massively parallel electronic readout, the need to keep down electronic channel costs imposes a simple front-end design without in-built deadtime compensation. In this report we show that in-situ calibration of the deadtime of the detector system is straight-forward and reliable. Methods aew described for applications to x-ray and neutron detection.
Organisation EID , EID-DD , STFC
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Related Research Object(s): 49215668
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Language English (EN)
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Report RAL Technical Reports RAL-TR-2009-026. STFC, 2009. RAL-TR-2009-026.pdf 2009