Useful method to monitor outputs from a pulsed light source and its application to rate effect studies in a photomultiplier tube

Y. Takeuchi, Y. Hemmi, H. Kurashige, Y. Matono, K. Murakami, T. Nomura, H. Sakamoto, N. Sasao, M. Suehiro, Y. Fukushima, Y. Ikegami, T. T. Nakamura, T. Taniguchi, M. Asai

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Abstract

In order to study short-term gain stability in a photomultiplier tube at high counting rate, we constructed an LED pulsed light source and its output monitoring system. For the monitoring system, we employed a photon counting method using a photomultiplier as a monitor photon detector. It is found that the method offers a simple way to monitor outputs from a pulsed light source and that, together with an LED light source, it provides a useful method to investigate photomultiplier's rate effects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-454
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume430
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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