Is it Safe to use Poisson Statistics in Nuclear Spectrometry?
The boundary conditions in which Poisson statistics can be applied in nuclear spectrometry are investigated . Improved formulas for the uncertainty of nuclear counting with deadtime and pulse pileup are presented. A comparison is made between the expected statistics uncertainty for loss-free counting, fixed live-time and fixed real-time measurements.
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 10th International Conference on Modern Trends in Activation Analysis, Bethesda (US), 19-23rd April (1999)
Availability: Available from Publications and Public Relations Unit, Ispra (IT)
Record Number: 199911329 / Last updated on: 1999-09-03
Original language: en
Available languages: en