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Volume recombination parameter in ionization chambers.
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PMID:  9725589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The parameter m2 governing the volume recombination in ionization chambers has been measured under conditions which allow strict application of the basic theory. The method consists of measuring the ratio of ionization currents I(V1) and I(V2) obtained at two given voltages V1 and V2 as a function of I(V1). The value of m2 is derived from a linear extrapolation to zero current. Several pairs of voltages (V1, V2) were used. The value of m2 obtained in this work is 3.97 x 10(14) s m(-1) C(-1) V(2) with a relative uncertainty of 1.7%. The dependence of m2 on atmospheric conditions has also been investigated.
M Boutillon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physics in medicine and biology     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0031-9155     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Med Biol     Publication Date:  1998 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-11-16     Completed Date:  1998-11-16     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401220     Medline TA:  Phys Med Biol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2061-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, Sèvres, France.
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MeSH Terms
Models, Theoretical
Radiation, Ionizing
Radiometry / instrumentation*,  methods*
Regression Analysis

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