• Phan Văn Chuân The Faculty of Physics, Dalat University, Viet Nam
  • Nguyễn Đức Hòa The Faculty of Nuclear Engineering, Dalat University, Viet Nam
  • Nguyễn Đắc Châu Vietnam Naval Academy, Viet Nam
  • Vương Nữ Minh Khuê The Communist Party Office, Dalat University, Viet Nam



Correlation pattern method, FOM, Neutron-gamma pulse shape discrimination, Simulation of neutron and gamma pulse


The four neutron - gamma pulsed shape discrimination algorithms for the model NE213 scintillation detector by using digital signal processing were developed. In this study, a pulse generator, pulse digitizer and neutron - gamma pulsed shape discrimination algorithms are simulated in Matlab, Simulink software. The results obtained show that the method to rise-time discrimination has a quality factor (Figure-of-Merits: FOM=1.09), pulsed gradient analysis method (FOM = 0.66), charge comparison method (FOM = 2.21), and correlation pattern method (FOM = 1.97). This result is the basis for building systems for measurements of neutron using scintillation detectors.


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Chuân, P. V., Hòa, N. Đức, Châu, N. Đắc, & Khuê, V. N. M. (2016). STUDY ON NEUTRON – GAMMA PULSE SHAPE DISCRIMINATION ALGORITHMS FOR SCINTILLATION DETECTOR. Dalat University Journal of Science, 6(3), 281-292.