Research Papers in Physics and Astronomy


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Published in Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Vol. 44, No. 1A, 2005, pp. 444–445. doi:10.1143/JJAP.44.444


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Data on the neutron detection capabilities of a variety of boron carbide/Si heterojunction diodes is presented. The pulse height spectra are compared with previously measured conversion layer devices and the variations in shape and position of the peaks are discussed.