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Retrofitting an environmental monitor with a silicon photomultiplier sensor

Alharbi, Mohammed, Burgess, Peter H., Taggart, Matt and Sellin, Paul J. (2020) Retrofitting an environmental monitor with a silicon photomultiplier sensor Journal of Radiological Protection.

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Abstract

We report on the retrofitting of a standard DP2 environmental radiation monitor replacing the photomultiplier tube with a silicon photomultiplier (SiPM). The use of a SiPM has several advantages for a hand-held radiation monitor, including convenient low voltage operation and physical robustness. The SiPM is used to replace the existing photomultiplier tube, and we report the detection efficiency and alpha/beta discrimination performance of the modified probe compared to an unmodified version.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Physics
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Alharbi, Mohammed
Burgess, Peter H.
Taggart, Mattm.taggart@surrey.ac.uk
Sellin, Paul J.P.Sellin@surrey.ac.uk
Date : 14 May 2020
DOI : 10.1088/1361-6498/ab9312
Copyright Disclaimer : This Accepted Manuscript is © 2020 Society for Radiological Protection. Published on behalf of SRP by IOP Publishing Limited. All rights reserved..
Uncontrolled Keywords : Radiation monitoring; silicon photomultiplier; alpha beta discrimination
Additional Information : Embargo OK Metadata Pending Accepted manuscript online. Final version forthcoming.
Depositing User : James Marshall
Date Deposited : 15 Jul 2020 14:59
Last Modified : 15 Jul 2020 14:59
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/858218

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