J. Nucl. Phy. Mat. Rad. A

On the Equivalent Sources and Geometric Factor Calculation for a Circular Detection Case

Tony Viloria A., Luis Montiel, Laszlo Sajo-Bohus, Daniel Palacios

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geometric factor, Monte Carlo method, equivalent source.

PUBLISHED DATE August 08, 2016
PUBLISHER This article is published with open access at www.chitkara.edu.in/publications

In all absolute measurements of the intensity of the radioactive materials and calibration of the detectors, it is essential the knowledge of the geometric efficiency. This work describes how to obtain the sources with different geometries and equal geometric efficiency (equivalent sources for geometric factor), corresponding to a linear, circumferential and circular homogeneous sources parallel to a circular detector. It is estimated the geometric factor of them by the Monte Carlo method. The results are compared with the published in the literature, thus confirming the validity of this method.

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URL http://dspace.chitkara.edu.in/jspui/bitstream/1/709/3/41004_JNP_Viloria.pdf
ISSN 2321-8649
DOI https://doi.org/10.15415/jnp.2016.41004
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