From a single encapsulated detector to the spectrometer for INTEGRAL satellite: predicting the peak-to-total ratio at high gamma-energies

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Kshetri, Ritesh;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/7/12/P12007
  • Subject: Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors | Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Nuclear Experiment
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | High Energy Physics::Experiment

In two recent papers (R. Kshetri, JINST 2012 7 P04008; ibid., P07006), a probabilistic formalism was introduced to predict the response of encapsulated type composite germanium detectors like the SPI (spectrometer for INTEGRAL satellite). Predictions for the peak-to-tot... View more
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