Determination of homogeneity of the top surface deadlayer in an old HPGe detector

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Determination of homogeneity of the top surface deadlayer in an old HPGe detector. / Hult, Mikael; Geelen, Stef; Stals, Mark; Lutter, Guillaume; Marissens, Gerd; Stroh, Heike; Schreurs, Sonja; Schroeyers, Wouter; Bruggeman, Michel; Verheyen, Leen.

In: Applied Radiation and Isotopes, Vol. 147, 01.05.2019, p. 182-188.

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Hult, M, Geelen, S, Stals, M, Lutter, G, Marissens, G, Stroh, H, Schreurs, S, Schroeyers, W, Bruggeman, M & Verheyen, L 2019, 'Determination of homogeneity of the top surface deadlayer in an old HPGe detector', Applied Radiation and Isotopes, vol. 147, pp. 182-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2019.02.019

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Hult, M., Geelen, S., Stals, M., Lutter, G., Marissens, G., Stroh, H., Schreurs, S., Schroeyers, W., Bruggeman, M., & Verheyen, L. (2019). Determination of homogeneity of the top surface deadlayer in an old HPGe detector. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 147, 182-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2019.02.019

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Hult M, Geelen S, Stals M, Lutter G, Marissens G, Stroh H et al. Determination of homogeneity of the top surface deadlayer in an old HPGe detector. Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 2019 May 1;147:182-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2019.02.019

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Hult, Mikael ; Geelen, Stef ; Stals, Mark ; Lutter, Guillaume ; Marissens, Gerd ; Stroh, Heike ; Schreurs, Sonja ; Schroeyers, Wouter ; Bruggeman, Michel ; Verheyen, Leen. / Determination of homogeneity of the top surface deadlayer in an old HPGe detector. In: Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 2019 ; Vol. 147. pp. 182-188.

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