Identification of the substance of a test object using the dual-energy method

V. A. Klimenov, S. P. Osipov, A. K. Temnik

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Abstract

The contribution of different components to the total error in measuring the effective atomic number of the substance of a homogeneous test object is assessed using the dual-energy method at X-ray energies of up to 200 keV. It is shown that the maximum contribution to the error in measurements of the effective atomic number is made by deviations of the maximum energies in X-ray spectra.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)642-649
Number of pages8
JournalRussian Journal of Nondestructive Testing
Volume49
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013

Keywords

  • dual-energy method
  • effective atomic number
  • measurement error
  • X rays

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Science(all)

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