Chapter 4. Radiation Detectors

  1. Geir Anton Johansen1 and
  2. Peter Jackson2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470021098.ch4

Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements

Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements

How to Cite

Johansen, G. A. and Jackson, P. (2005) Radiation Detectors, in Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470021098.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Bergen, Norway

  2. 2

    Tracerco, Cleveland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471489993

Online ISBN: 9780470021095

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Keywords:

  • radiation detector;
  • stopping efficiency;
  • neutron detectors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Principle of Operation

  • Detector Response and Spectrum Interpretation

  • Purposes and Properties of Detector Systems

  • Gaseous Detectors

  • Semiconductor Detectors

  • Scintillation Detectors

  • Position Sensitive Detectors

  • Thermoelectric Coolers

  • Stopping Efficiency and Radiation Windows

  • Neutron Detectors