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Issue 6  Part 3 • Date Dec. 1998

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  • 1998 Index IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science Vol. 45 (Author Index)

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 1 - 26
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    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 26 - 57
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  • Application of fault detection and identification (FDI) techniques in power regulating systems of nuclear reactors

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 3184 - 3201
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    Application of failure detection and identification (FDI) algorithms have essentially been limited to identification of a global fault in the system, and no further attempts have been made to locate subcomponent faults for root cause analysis. This paper presents Kalman filter-based methods for FDI in power regulating systems of nuclear reactors. The attempt here is to explain how the behavior of ... View full abstract»

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  • Threshold voltage stabilization in radiation environments

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 3175 - 3178
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    CMOS circuit hardness to total ionizing dose is improved by a circuit technique that dynamically adjusts well and/or substrate voltages to maintain constant device threshold voltages. Threshold voltage excursions below a reference value activate an oscillator driving a charge pump. Stabilization is demonstrated experimentally. Techniques for optimizing the circuitry for various CMOS technology imp... View full abstract»

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  • An information theory-based approach for quantitative evaluation of user interface complexity

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 3165 - 3174
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    Development of effective measures for the complexity of human-computer interface design based on a proper model is desirable in order to improve the human performance and to facilitate the system development. In this paper, the authors propose the task-to-action (TTA) model which can describe the task-performing procedure of human operators. Quantitative interface design complexity measures using ... View full abstract»

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  • ROTOR: the VLSI switched current amplifier for high-rate high-resolution spectroscopy with asynchronous event occurrence

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 3179 - 3183
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    In this paper the authors present a novel JFET/CMOS signal processor, ROtational TrapezOidal Readout (ROTOR), conceived for high-rate high-resolution X-ray spectroscopy with asynchronous event occurrence. The circuit is of time-variant nature, uses no fast channel as a trigger, and displays a quasitrapezoidal weight function with virtually no exponential tail. Such a finite-width weight function i... View full abstract»

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  • Electric currents through ion tracks in silicon devices

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 3153 - 3164
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    A modified form of Ohm's law, describing electric currents through ion tracks, is presented as a tool for future theoretical modeling efforts related to charge collection from ion tracks in silicon devices. The equation is rigorously derived from the drift/diffusion equations and accounts for all currents (electron and hole, drift, and diffusion). While only one quantitative result is given, a fai... View full abstract»

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  • Analytical calculation of photon distributions in SPECT projections

    Publication Year: 1998 , Page(s): 3202 - 3214
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    In this paper the authors present a method for analytically calculating the distribution of photons detected in single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) projections. The technique is applicable to sources in homogeneous and nonhomogeneous media. The photon distribution (primary, first-, and second-order Compton scatter) is computed using a precalculated camera-dependent look-up table in ... View full abstract»

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