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RE: gamma ray detector



Bob
> ? Since a big solar arrary is a HUGE surface of PN junctions,
> why wouldnt
> there be a "spike" each time a "particle event" hit the cell.
>  To detect
> that, all you would need is an AC coupled amplifier watching
> the PV bus.?

I think that the internal shunt capacity of the cells is such that any
"spike" will be lo-pass filtered to the extent that you won't see much. The
Geiger counter devices make use of the fact that the "spike" has a fast rise
time.

Tom

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