Chapter 6. Proportional Scintillation Detectors

  1. Prof. Elena Aprile2,
  2. Dr. Aleksey E. Bolotnikov3,
  3. Dr. Alexander I. Bolozdynya1 and
  4. Prof. Tadayoshi Doke4

Published Online: 21 DEC 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610020.ch6

Noble Gas Detectors

Noble Gas Detectors

How to Cite

Aprile, E., Bolotnikov, A. E., Bolozdynya, A. I. and Doke, T. (2006) Proportional Scintillation Detectors, in Noble Gas Detectors, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610020.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Case Western Reserve University, Department of Physics, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106–7079, USA

  2. 2

    Columbia University, Physics Department & Astrophysics Laboratory, 550 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA

  3. 3

    Brookhaven National Lab., Bldg. 197-D, Upton, NY 11793, USA

  4. 4

    Waseda University, 1–104 Totsukamach, Shinjuku-ku, 169–8050 Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 DEC 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405978

Online ISBN: 9783527610020



  • proportional scintillation detectors;
  • gaseous EL detectors with parallel plate electrode structure;
  • gas proportional scintillation counters;
  • high-pressure electroluminescence detectors;
  • imaging electroluminescence detectors;
  • high-pressure xenon electroluminescence detectors with nonuniform electric field;
  • multilayer electroluminescence chamber;
  • liquid electroluminescence detectors


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gaseous EL Detectors with Parallel Plate Electrode Structure

    • Gas Proportional Scintillation Counters

      • GPSCs with PMT Readout

      • GPSC with Photodiode Readout

      • GPSC with Open Photocathode Readout

    • High-Pressure Electroluminescence Detectors

    • Imaging Electroluminescence Detectors

      • Analog Imaging Electroluminescence Detectors

      • Digital Imaging

  • High-Pressure Xenon Electroluminescence Detectors with Nonuniform Electric Field

    • Cylindrical Proportional Scintillation Counters and Drift Chambers

    • Gas Scintillation Proportional Counters with Spherical Electrical Field

  • Multilayer Electroluminescence Chamber

  • Liquid Electroluminescence Detectors