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27 August 2010 Simulations of a monolithic lanthanum bromide gamma-ray detector
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We have been working on the development of a detector design for a large area coded aperture imaging system operating in the 10-600 keV energy range. The detector design is based on an array of Lanthanum Bromide (LaBr3) scintillators, each directly coupled to a Hamamatsu 64-channel multi-anode photomultiplier tube (MAPMT). This paper focuses on the development of the GEANT4-based simulations as an aid in the optimization of the detector design. The simulations have been validated by comparisons with various laboratory data sets. We will summarize the current status and latest findings from this study.
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Camden Ertley, Christopher Bancroft, Peter Bloser, Taylor Connor, Jason Legere, Mark McConnell, and James Ryan "Simulations of a monolithic lanthanum bromide gamma-ray detector", Proc. SPIE 7805, Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XII, 78051X (27 August 2010); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.859725
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