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Gamma Spectroscopy
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Students use NaI/PMT gamma detectors to gather spectra of several radioactive sources.  The full-enrgy peak, Compton edge, Compton shelf and backscatter peaks are identified.  The physics of the detection process is emphasized.
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Modern Physics
- Elementary Particles
- Nuclear Physics
= Particle Detectors
= Radioactivity
Quantum Physics
- Quantum Experiments
- Scattering and Unbound Systems
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
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Keywords:
gamma, nuclear, photomultiplier, sodium, spectroscopy, spectrum
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January 5, 2009 by Ramon Torres-Isea
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