IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A DOI-dependent extended energy window method to control balance of scatter and true events

2007 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium

Author(s): E. Yoshida ; K. Kitamura ; K. Shibuya ; F. Nishikido ; T. Hasegawa ; T. Yamaya ; H. Murayama
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2007
Conference Location: Honolulu, HI, USA
Conference Date: 26 October 2007
Volume: 4
Page(s): 2,611 - 2,616
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-0923-5
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-0922-8
ISSN (Paper): 1095-7863
DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2007.4436683
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