Full energy peak efficiency of GSO(Ce) detectors for gamma-rays

L. D. Konishi, H. Yoshida, Yusuke Uozumi, T. Sakae, M. Matoba

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Abstract

A scintillation crystal cerium doped gadolinium orthosilicate, Gd2SiO5-GSO(Ce), is one of the new scintillators that were developed in the past few years. The GSO crystal has a rather larger density than other inorganic scintillators, and offers high full energy peak efficiency (FEPE) in detecting X- and gamma-rays. In the present work, we measured the FEPE by using several sources and examined semi-empirical formula for the FEPE of GSO(Ce) scintillator detectors. The GSO(Ce) showed larger FEPE values than the NaI(Tl) by factor 1.3 as a result of measurement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages829-832
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium - Albuquerque, NM, USA
Duration: Nov 9 1997Nov 15 1997

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1997 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium
CityAlbuquerque, NM, USA
Period11/9/9711/15/97

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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