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Determination of the photopeak detection efficiency of a HPGe detector, for volume sources, via Monte Carlo simulations.

by Damon, Raphael Wesley

Abstract (Summary)
The Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory (ERL) at iThemba LABS undertakes experimental work using a high purity germanium (HPGe) detector for laboratory measurements. In this study the Monte Carlo transport code, MCNPX, which is a general-purpose Monte Carlo N &minus
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School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:gamma ray detectors radioactivity measurement radiation dosimetry monte carlo method

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Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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