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Simple, low-cost X-ray/gamma-ray detector based on PIN photodiode
Luke Weston, 2012
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Released as Open Hardware as per the CERN Open Hardware License:
A silicon PIN diode (in this case an inexpensive off-the-shelf device designed for infrared optoelectronics), accompanied with appropriate electronics, can detect charged particle and energetic photon (X-ray or gamma-ray) impacts on the diode, allowing for basic qualitative ionising radiation counting (for educational use, for example)

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