Dual-Energy Semiconductor Detector of X-Rays and Gamma Radiation

1Brodyn, MS
1Vesna, VT
1Degoda, VYa.
2Zaitsevskiy, IL
1Kozhushko, BV
1Institute of Physics of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv
2Institute for Problems of Safety of Nuclear Power Plants of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv
Sci. innov. 2014, 10(2):45-49
Section: The World of Innovations
Language: English

The major types of ionizing radiation detectors, their advantages and disadvantages have been analyzed. The application of ZnSe-based semiconductor detector in high temperature environment has been substantiated. Original ZnSe-based detectors and a double-chip design for registration of X- and gamma rays have been used in a broad energy range. Based on the manufactured simulator, the feasibility of gamma quanta recording by a high-resistance ZnSe-based detector operating in perpulse mode has been proved.

Keywords: charge sensitive amplifier, gamma radiation, semiconductor detector, X-radiation, ZnSe single crystal

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