Applications of radiation interactions in detectors

Applications of radiation interactions in detectors

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Applications of radiation interactions in detectors
results of interaction of incident radiation detector category active or passive single quantum sensitivity mode type (for active detectors)
sensitized silver halide grains in photographic emulsion radiographic film passive no
nuclear emulsion passive yes
trapped charges in crystalline materials thermoluminescent dosimeter passive no
memory phosphor passive no
damaged track in dielectric materials track-etch film passive yes
radioactivity induced by neutrons activation foil passive no
vaporized superheated liquid drop bubble chamber active and passive yes pulse
ion pairs in a gas ion chamber pocket dosimeter (integrating) no
current-mode ion chamber active no current
proportional tube active yes pulse
Geiger-Müller tube active yes pulse
mobile electron-hole pairs in semiconductor silicon diode active yes current and pulse
coaxial germanium detector active yes pulse
prompt fluorescence in transparent materials scintillation detector active yes current and pulse
Cerenkov radiation Cerenkov detector active yes pulse
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