Articles tagged as “Beta Radiation”

Developement of a portable β-spectrometer for in situ measurements of Sr-90 and Y-90 using a plastic scintillator and a silicon photomultipler (SiPM).

September 24th, 2021| |Beta Spectroscopy, CAEN Experiments, Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity, Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity

In this report the characterization of a Silicon Photo-Multiplier (SiPM) detector was done in order to estimate the main features of the detector. The breakdown voltage, the gain, the dark Count Rate as well as the optical crosstalk of the detector were successfully obtained.