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Subject: Re: Looking for Particles
Date: Oct 31, 11:18 am
Poster: Jim Lux

On Oct 31, 11:18 am, Jim Lux wrote:

> With a multichannel analyzer, one will be then be able to sort out any high energy arrivals from the low energy trash, as pulse heights in these detectors are proportional to incident energy.

Does the BC neutron scintillator plastic provide any energy discrimination? That is, if you hook up your pmt to a pulse height analyzer, can you tell that they are 2 MeV neutrons, rather than something else from stripping, etc.