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Characterization of electron detectors by time-of-flight in neutron \b{eta} decay experiments

  title={Characterization of electron detectors by time-of-flight in neutron \b\{eta\} decay experiments},
  author={Dirk Dubbers},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Detectors},
  • D. Dubbers
  • Published 1 November 2016
  • Physics, Chemistry
  • arXiv: Instrumentation and Detectors
Progress in neutron decay experiments requires better methods for the characterization of electron detectors. I show that for such \b{eta}-decay studies, electron time-of-flight can be used for in-situ calibration of electron detectors. Energy resolution down to a few keV can be reached for the lower part of the electron spectrum in neutron decay, where conventional calibration methods come to their limit. Novel time-of-flight methods can also be used to perform a complete experiment on… 
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