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Front End Electronics for Neutron- Gamma Spectrometer Device

Abstract With the natural resources of earth depleting very fast, the natural resources of other celestial bodies are considered a potential replacement. Thus, there has been rise of space missions constantly and with it the need of more sophisticated spectrometer devices has increased. The most important requirement in such an application is low area and power consumption.

To save area, some scintillators have been developed that can resolve both neutrons and gamma events rather than traditional scintillators which can do only one of these and thus, the spacecraft needs two such devices. But with this development, the requirements out of the readout electronics has also increased which now need to discriminate between neutron and gamma events.

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Created Date 2017
Contributor Gupta, Kush (Author) / Barnaby, Hugh (Advisor) / Hardgrove, Craig (Committee member) / Ozev, Sule (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Astronomy
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 55 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Engineering 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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