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Radiation Filtering

  1. Nov 3, 2011 #1
    If I were to design a radiation detector to detect electron radiations , but in the process proton ,alpha and beta radiations are also being detected , then how can I implement a filtering technique to filter the rest out?

    Mass based filtering can be used i suppose?
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 3, 2011 #2
    There is no difference between "electron" radiations and beta radiations (beta particles are just electrons radiated as a result of nuclear processes). I suppose you could figure out a way to quantify the LET for discrimination with the others.
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