Development of a microcalorimeter for measurement of L X-rays emitted from transuranium elements

K. Nakamura, M. Maeda, Keisuke Maehata, Naoko Iyomoto, Kenji Ishibashi, K. Takasaki, K. Mitsuda

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Abstract

We fabricated a transition-edge sensor (TES) microcalorimeter for spectroscopic measurements of L X-rays emitted by transuranium (TRU) elements. A Pu L X-ray energy spectrum was obtained by irradiation with L X-rays emitted by a 244Cm source to the TES microcalorimeter. The energy resolution was evaluated to be 64 eV at the full width at half maximum (FWHM) for L X-rays at 14.28 keV. The obtained L X-ray spectrum indicated that the TES microcalorimeter made it possible to distinguish between the L X-ray lines of TRU elements.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2014 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479960972
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 10 2016
EventIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2014 - Seattle, United States
Duration: Nov 8 2014Nov 15 2014

Publication series

Name2014 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2014

Other

OtherIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySeattle
Period11/8/1411/15/14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Nakamura, K., Maeda, M., Maehata, K., Iyomoto, N., Ishibashi, K., Takasaki, K., & Mitsuda, K. (2016). Development of a microcalorimeter for measurement of L X-rays emitted from transuranium elements. In 2014 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2014 [7431099] (2014 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2014). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/NSSMIC.2014.7431099