Hardware requirements for digital nuclear radiation spectroscopy

M. Riva, B. Esposito, D. Marocco, F. Belli

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Abstract

Nuclear radiation spectroscopy is nowadays often relying on digital acquisition techniques. The present paper addresses the problem of analyzing systematically the requirements of the digitizer in terms of sampling frequency and number of bits to minimize the energy resolution degradation caused by the digitizing process. The analysis is performed using simulated pulses of typical nuclear spectroscopy detectors and the pulse area as energy estimate. Additional relevant issues, such as the hardware architecture and data throughput speed, will be also taken into account. © 2013 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish
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Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
Event2013 IEEE 25th Symposium on Fusion Engineering, SOFE 2013 - , United States
Duration: 1 Jan 2013 → …

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Conference2013 IEEE 25th Symposium on Fusion Engineering, SOFE 2013
CountryUnited States
Period1/1/13 → …

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Riva, M., Esposito, B., Marocco, D., & Belli, F. (2013). Hardware requirements for digital nuclear radiation spectroscopy. Paper presented at 2013 IEEE 25th Symposium on Fusion Engineering, SOFE 2013, United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/SOFE.2013.6635452