A high efficiency, low background detector for measuring pair-decay branches in nuclear decay

C. Tur, A. H. Wuosmaa, S. M. Austin, K. Starosta, J. Yurkon, A. Estrade, N. Goodman, J. C. Lighthall, G. Lorusso, S. T. Marley, J. Snyder

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Abstract

We describe a high efficiency detector for measuring electron-positron pair transitions in nuclei. The device was built to be insensitive to gamma rays and to accommodate high overall event rates. The design was optimized for total pair kinetic energies up to about 7 MeV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-73
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A
Volume594
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 21 2008

Keywords

  • Nuclear pair decays
  • Pair detector

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