A position-sensitive, high energy gamma-ray detector

S. Gilad*, J. D. Bowman, M. D. Cooper, R. H. Heffner, C. M. Hoffman, M. A. Moinester, J. M. Potter, F. H. Cverna, H. W. Baer, P. R. Bevington, M. W. McNaughton

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Abstract

A position-sensitive detector for gamma rays in the energy range of 50-500 MeV was designed, built and tested. For 100 MeV gammas, it has energy resolution of 26.3% (fwhm), position resolution of 3.1 mm (fwhm) and calculated detection efficiency of 30%. The detector's performance is in good agreement with Monte Carlo calculations of electromagnetic shower development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-108
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods
Volume144
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Jul 1977
Externally publishedYes

Funding

FundersFunder number
US-Israel Binational Science Foundation
Bloom's Syndrome Foundation
Energy Research and Development Administration

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