Pulse-shape compensation of time walk using a multi-threshold technique

Sang Yeol Kim, Hee Jong Kim, Yun Ha Shin, Young Il Kwon, Young Joon Kwon, Chung Nam Hwang, Won Mo Chung, Ju Hwan Kang

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Abstract

New event-by-event timing method compensating time walks according to the pulse shape has been developed. This method can be established by combining three simple leading edge discriminators. This method is easy to use and gives a good timing performance in a wide dynamic range. The operational principle, analysis procedure, and measured performance are presented. We applied our pulse-shape compensation method to the measurement of 133Ba 81 keV level lifetime. The obtained lifetime 6.3 ± 0.4 (ns) is consistent with the reported value.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-385
Number of pages14
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume414
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Sep 11

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by the Basic Science Research Institute Program of the Ministry of Education (BSRI-97-2426) in Korea and the Yonsei University Research Grant of 1996.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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