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Semiconductor detector fast neitron spectrometers.

R. J. Bishop

Semiconductor detector fast neitron spectrometers.

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Thesis (M.Sc.) - University of London, 1971.

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Advanced Semiconductor dosimetry in radiation therapy Anatoly B. Rosenfeld University of Wollongong, [email protected] Research Online is the open access institutional repository for the University of Wollongong. For further information contact the UOW Library: [email protected] Publication Details Rosenfeld, A. B. (). Semiconductor detector laboratories: rOptical and electrical characterisation (PICTS, DLTS, PL, Raman) rDetector mapping systems using microfocuslasers and collimated radioisotopes Ion Beam accelerator lab: rnew 6 MeVproton, 3 MeV alpha particle accelerator rsub micron resolution nuclear microprobe for detector imaging rimplantation and damage. An excellent diagram, showing a cutout view of Ge detector and cryostat assembly, providing all the details of detector assembly, the cooling rod, was given in Chapter Detector mounting, Figure , A drawing of a Ge detector assembly (by courtesy of EG&G ORTEC) page 84; Figure Photograph of a disassembled Ge detector (by. Numerical simulations of semiconductor radiation detectors for high-energy physics and spectroscopy applications detector characteristics such as leakage current, full depletion voltage and Charge TCAD simulations of semiconductor radiation detectors as a tool to bridge the gap from observation to parametrization. vi. vii.


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