Dual-Energy Semiconductor Detector of X-Rays and Gamma Radiation

TitleDual-Energy Semiconductor Detector of X-Rays and Gamma Radiation
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsBrodyn, MS, Vesna, VT, Degoda, VYa., Zaitsevskiy, IL, Kozhushko, BV
Short TitleSci. innov.
SectionThe World of Innovations

The major types of ionizing radiation detectors, their advantages and disadvantages have been analyzed. The application of ZnSe-based semiconductor detector in high temperature environment has been substantiated. Original ZnSe-based detectors and a double-chip design for registration of X- and gamma rays have been used in a broad energy range. Based on the manufactured simulator, the feasibility of gamma quanta recording by a high-resistance ZnSe-based detector operating in perpulse mode has been proved.

Keywordscharge sensitive amplifier, gamma radiation, semiconductor detector, X-radiation, ZnSe single crystal

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