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A proportional counter system with small wall effect

Drever, R. W. P. and Moljk, A. and Curran, S. C. (1957) A proportional counter system with small wall effect. Nuclear Instruments and Methods, 1 (1). pp. 41-45. ISSN 0029-554X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151223-131335052

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Abstract

The wall effects interfering with low energy measurements with proportional counters using gaseous sources are discussed, and a new type of counter in which they are considerably reduced is described. A layer of gas surrounding the sensitive volume is turned into a separate detector by a multiwire counting system which prevents escaping electrons or X-rays being registered. Applications to a new measurement of the L/K-capture ration of ^(71)Ge, and to low level counting, are described.


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Additional Information:© 1957 Elsevier B.V. Received 22 August 1956.
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Official Citation:R.W.P. Drever, A. Moljk, S.C. Curran, A proportional counter system with small wall effect, Nuclear Instruments, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 1957, Pages 41-45, ISSN 0369-643X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0369-643X(57)90009-9. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0369643X57900099)
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