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Evaluation of fluctuating dead times by time interval distribution measurement

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6 Author(s)
Igarashi, R. ; Dept. of Electron. Eng., Akita Univ., Japan ; Fukushima, S. ; Yamada, Y. ; Uemura, T.
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In real counting systems, there exist dead times, during which the systems cannot correspond to incoming signals. Generally, the dead times are considered to fluctuate. In this paper a method in order to derive a probability density function f(s) of fluctuating dead time s is described. A time interval distribution was used to derive f(s). The method can become a promising tool for investigating the mechanism of real counting systems. As an example our method was applied to a Geiger-Muller counter in order to evaluate its aging effect

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Instrumentation and Measurement, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:43 ,  Issue: 2 )