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Signal pulse emulation for scintillation detectors using Geant4 Monte Carlo with light tracking simulation

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Title: Signal pulse emulation for scintillation detectors using Geant4 Monte Carlo with light tracking simulation
Authors: Ogawara, R. Browse this author
Ishikawa, M. Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Issue Date: Jul-2016
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Journal Title: Review of Scientific Instruments
Volume: 87
Issue: 7
Start Page: 075114
Publisher DOI: 10.1063/1.4959186
PMID: 27475602
Abstract: The anode pulse of a photomultiplier tube (PMT) coupled with a scintillator is used for pulse shape discrimination (PSD) analysis. We have developed a novel emulation technique for the PMT anode pulse based on optical photon transport and a PMT response function. The photon transport was calculated using Geant4 Monte Carlo code and the response function with a BC408 organic scintillator. The obtained percentage RMS value of the difference between the measured and simulated pulse with suitable scintillation properties using GSO:Ce (0.4, 1.0, 1.5 mol%), LaBr3:Ce and BGO scintillators were 2.41%, 2.58%, 2.16%, 2.01%, and 3.32%, respectively. The proposed technique demonstrates high reproducibility of the measured pulse and can be applied to simulation studies of various radiation measurements.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2115/66891
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