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The details of the quenching processes, in particular chemical-structural effects on quenching, are not completely understood. 5 (25 'C) 'Unless otherwise stated, the values shown for q. t , and X are taken from Berlman (1971). All of these values were obtained for dilute solutions of the solutes in cyclohexane. 0 for 9,lO-diphenyl anthracene. Spectral matching factors, m = J r I(A)7(A)dA/Jo"I(X)dX, were taken from Birks (1975). The values of I(X), the emission spectrum, were obtained from dilute solutions of the solutes in toluene and values for v(A), the phototube response, for bialkali phototubes.

Crosses zero voltage), can provide excellent time resolution over a wide range of pulse amplitudes. As all the pulses will have the same general shape (except when the ionizing event takes place very close to the wire), the height of the differentiated pulse will be proportional to the initial ionization. However, ionization and the formation of the electron cascade are statistical processes and a distribution in the height of the output pulses is observed, which broadens when the initial ionization decreases.

30 / 2. PHYSICS OF SOME RADIATION DETECTORS voltage is such that nearly all primary events are counted, a plot of counting rate against applied voltage becomes nearly horizontal, and the flatness of the curve in this region, the plateau, is a measure of the ability of the counter to detect essentially all primary ionizing events. Any further increase in voltage will cause only a small increase in counting rate. An increase in the effective sensitive volume of the counter, or the onset of spurious pulses, can also cause the plateau to have a positive slope.

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