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Detectors for particle radiation

by K. Kleinknecht

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Instruments.,
  • Nuclear counters.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [234]-240) and index.

    StatementKonrad Kleinknecht.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC786 .K57 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL360806M
    ISBN 100521640326, 0521648548
    LC Control Number98020893

    Other radiation detectors can be used like Geiger Counters, Spark Chambers, Resistive Plate Chambers and materials called Scintillators which give off light when an ionizing particle passes through them.. The problem using a radiation detector for a cosmic ray observation is that there is larger amounts of terrestrial radiation as much 73% of background radiation is due to the natural decay of. Radiation Detector or particle detector is a device that measures this ionization of many types of radiation, like- beta radiation, gamma radiations and alpha radiation with the matter. Thus, creating electrons and positively charged ions. Radiation Detector is an instrument used to detect or identify high-energy particles, such as those.

    The scope of the detection techniques in particle detectors is very wide, depending on the aim of the measurement. Detectors cover the measurement of energies from the very low to the highest of energies observed in cosmic rays. Describing the instrumentation for experiments in high energy physics and astroparticle physics, this edition describes track detectors, calorimeters, particle. K. Kleinknecht, Particle detectors 87 1. Introduction Progress in experimental particle physics has always been closely linked to improvements in accelerator and detector technology. The search for small or point-likeconstituents ofmatter re-quired the study of scattering and annihilation processes at ever larger center-of-massenergies.

    Protection goes wherever you go with our compact, portable radiation detection and identification instruments. We offer the pager-sized Thermo Scientific RadEye line, featuring patented Natural Background Rejection (NBR) technology, to detect, locate, and identify radioactive nuclides such as nuclear weapons, dirty bombs, and orphaned or purposely masked sources. The well documented radiation damage in cryogenic germanium and silicon detectors (refs 1,2) at relatively modest charge particle fluences has prompted interest in the response of the room e semiconductor materials now under development. Radiation damage in ctor detectors causes degradation of energy resolution, increased leakage current, andAuthor: L.A. Franks, R.B. James.


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This textbook provides an introduction to radiation, the principles of interaction between radiation and matter, and the exploitation of those principles in the design of modern radiation detectors.

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Particle detection • The detector sees only “stable” particles (cτ > µm) • the 8 most frequently produced are: – e±,µ±,γ,π±,K±,K0,p±,n • In order to detect a particle, it has to interact - and deposit energy • Ultimately, the signals are obtained from the interactions of charged particles.

A revised second edition of the title which gives a review of the physical principles behind the devices used to detect charged particles and gamma rays.

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