Efficiency calibration of BEGe and extended range detectors

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Efficiency calibration of BEGe and extended range detectors. / Bruggeman, Michel; Vidmar, Tim; Verheyen, Leen; Verrezen, Freddy (Peer reviewer).

In: Applied Radiation and Isotopes, Vol. 87, No. 5, 05.2014, p. 356-360.

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title = "Efficiency calibration of BEGe and extended range detectors",
abstract = "Any approach to efficiency calibration of HPGe detectors sensitive to low-energy gamma-rays and X-rays has to deal with true coincidence summing. We developed a method based on the integration of the EFFTRAN code into the commercial Genie2K™ gamma-ray spectrometry software. EFFTRAN's role is to compute true coincidence summing corrections and to obtain satisfactory results for detectors sensitive to X-rays. EFFTRAN had to be upgraded to include a full simulation of the emission of X-rays. In this manner, efficiency calibrations were successfully set up for BeGe and XtRa detectors.",
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AU - Bruggeman, Michel

AU - Vidmar, Tim

AU - Verheyen, Leen

A2 - Verrezen, Freddy

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