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|Title:||The Solid Angle Subtended by a Circular Detector for a Linear Source|
|Citation:||APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES vol. 65 p. 724-727|
|Publisher:||PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||An exact solution is presented for the solid angle subtended by a circular detector for a linear source. It is based on Conway's equation for a non-coaxial point source, involving an integral of Bessel functions (Conway, 2006). Some numerical examples are calculated and compared with the results obtained with a recently published closed formula (Galiano and Pagnutti, 2006), which is incorrect but can be improved by applying a correction factor.|
|JRC Institute:||Health, Consumers and Reference Materials|
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