Several new methods for the digital discrimination of neutrons and gamma-rays in a mixed radiation field are presented. The methods introduced discriminate neutrons and gamma rays successfully in the digital domain. They are mathematically simple and exploit samples during the life time of the pulse, hence appropriate for field measurements. All these methods are applied to a set of mixed neutron and photon signals from a stilbene scintillator and their discrimination qualities are compared.
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- Gamma detection
- Neutron detection
- Particle identification methods
Amiri, M., Přenosil, V., Cvachovec, F., Matěj, Z., & Mravec, F. (2015). Quick algorithms for real-time discrimination of neutrons and gamma rays. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 303, 583-599. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-014-3406-5