NEEDLE DETECTOR OF X-RAY AND GAMMA RADIATION


Abstract

The article presents the developed structure of the novel needle proportional gas detector (NPC – Needle Proportional Counter) used for the detection of X-rays and gamma rays. The advantage of the detector is its simple mechanical construction and the possibility of detection of incident radiation in a direction parallel to the needle. The measured energy spectrum of the isotope Fe-55 by means of the developed detector is presented. 


Keywords

gas detector with electron multiplication; x-ray detector; gamma radiation

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Published : 2017-03-03


Domański, G., Szabatin, R., Brzeski, P., & Konarzewski, B. (2017). NEEDLE DETECTOR OF X-RAY AND GAMMA RADIATION. Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 7(1), 121-124. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4599

Grzegorz Domański  G.Domanski@ire.pw.edu.pl
Warsaw University of Technology, The Institute of Radioelectronics and Multimedia Technology  Poland
Roman Szabatin 
Warsaw University of Technology, The Institute of Radioelectronics and Multimedia Technology  Poland
Piotr Brzeski 
Warsaw University of Technology, The Institute of Radioelectronics and Multimedia Technology  Poland
Bogumił Konarzewski 
Warsaw University of Technology, The Institute of Radioelectronics and Multimedia Technology  Poland