Description: Test procedures for X-ray spectrometers consisting of a semiconductor radiation detector assembly and signal processing electronics interfaced to a pulse-height analyzer/computer are presented. Energy resolution, spectral distortion, pulse-height linearity, counting rate effects, overload effects, pulse-height stability, and efficiency are covered. Test procedures for pulse-height analyzers and computers are not covered.
Oversight Committee: NPS/NI&D - Nuclear Instruments and Detectors
Sponsor: IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society
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