Chapter 9. Applications

  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.ch9

Noble Gas Detectors

Noble Gas Detectors

How to Cite

Aprile, E., Bolotnikov, A. E., Bolozdynya, A. I. and Doke, T. (2006) Applications, in Noble Gas Detectors, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610020.ch9

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

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Keywords:

  • applications;
  • astronomy;
  • low-background experiments;
  • neutrino detectors;
  • high-energy physics;
  • calorimeters;
  • medical imaging;
  • X-ray imaging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Astronomy

    • Instrumentation for X-ray Astronomy

      • Gas Imaging Spectrometers On-Board ASCA

      • High-Pressure Gas Scintillation Proportional Counter at BeppoSAX

      • High-Pressure Gas Scintillation Proportional Counter On-Board HERO

    • Instrumentation for Gamma Ray Astronomy

      • KSENIA On-Board MIR Orbital Station

      • LXeGRIT Balloon-Borne Compton Telescope

  • Low-Background Experiments

    • Direct Detection of Particle Dark Matter

    • Neutrino Detectors

    • Double Beta and Double Positron Decay Search

      • Experiments with Active Targets

      • Experiment with a Passive Target

      • Double Positron Decay Experiments

  • High-Energy Physics: Calorimeters

    • Ionization Calorimeters

      • Liquid Argon Calorimeters

      • Liquid Krypton Calorimeters

      • Xenon Calorimeters

    • Scintillation Calorimeters

  • Medical Imaging

    • X-ray Imaging

      • Analog X-ray Imaging

      • Digital X-ray Imaging

    • Single-Photon Emission Computing Tomography (SPECT)

      • Liquid Xenon Detectors for SPECT

      • High-Pressure Noble Gas Detectors for SPECT

    • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

      • Liquid Xenon TPC with a Scintillation Trigger

      • Liquid Xenon Scintillation Time-of-Flight PET