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*Z.K. Silagadze '''A new algorithm for automatic photopeak searches''' Nucl.Inst.Meth.Phys. A 376 (1996)
*Z.K. Silagadze '''A new algorithm for automatic photopeak searches''' Nucl.Inst.Meth.Phys. A 376 (1996)
*A. Pullia, A. Geraci, G. Ripamonti '''Quasi-optimum γ and X spectroscopy based on real-time digital techniques''' Nucl.Inst.Meth.Phys. A 439 (2000)
*A. Pullia, A. Geraci, G. Ripamonti '''Quasi-optimum γ and X spectroscopy based on real-time digital techniques''' Nucl.Inst.Meth.Phys. A 439 (2000)
*Radeka, V. '''Optimum Signal-Processing for Pulse-Amplitude Spectrometry in the Presence of High-Rate Effects and Noise'''
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*É. Barat ... '''A bimodal Kalman smoother for nuclear spectrometr''' Nucl.Instr.Meth.Phys. A (2006)
*É. Barat ... '''A bimodal Kalman smoother for nuclear spectrometr''' Nucl.Instr.Meth.Phys. A (2006)
*R. Larivee '''Near-optimal smoothing using a maximum entropy criterion''' Anal.Chem. 64 (1992)
*R. Larivee '''Near-optimal smoothing using a maximum entropy criterion''' Anal.Chem. 64 (1992)
*Radeka, V. '''Optimum Signal-Processing for Pulse-Amplitude Spectrometry in the Presence of High-Rate Effects and Noise'''

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  • T. Vijayan and P. Roychowdhury High Ion-Acceleration by Employing a Low-gamma Intense Electron-Beam IEEE Plasma Physics, 28, DECEMBER 2000

Z-Pinch/ X-Pinch

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  • DOE Proposal Experimental study of the transport parameters of warm dense matter
  • product bulletin Febetron 706: A high intensity pulsed source of electron and x rays
  • Fig.1 Schematic of capillary discharge assembly...
  • Fig.1 Arrangement inside the discharge chamber
  • Fig.3 Streak photograph of a discharge...


  • S.Putnam, Overview of the SLIA development program
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  • Corcoran, P. ..., Eoverview of the SLIA development programxperimental tests of the power supply and prototype cell for the 1.5 MeV SLIA acceleration unit IEEE 1991
  • Fig. 15 Power supply circuit for AU driver
  • Fig.1 Coil configuration and geometry
  • SLIA (now ISIS) final report, Vol. I
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Pulsed Power


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  • Stephan Roche Solid State Pulsed Power Systems
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  • J.O. ROSSI, M. UEDA and J.J. BARROSO Design and Construction of a150kV/300A/1µs Blumlein Pulser
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  • T.H. Martin Pulse charged gas breakdown Sandia National Laboratory

US patent

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  • United States Patent, Leon et al. Marx Generator
  • United States Patent, Holland et al. Capacitor mounting arrangement for Marx generator
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  • United States Patent, Adler Nested High Voltage Generator/Particle Accelerator
  • hand written notes, 4 pages


  • Transmission Line Formulas 1 page
  • Kentech Instrument Ltd. A short tutorial on Transmission Lines in Pulse Generator Systems
  • Kentech Instrument Ltd. Basic pulse forming circuit
  • Kentech Instrumenoverview of the SLIA development programt Ltd. Self Matched Line
  • Kentech Instrument Ltd. Impedance Matching and Mismatching
  • Kentech Instrument Ltd. Impedance Transformers
  • A.W. Sharpe High Voltage Switches. Part I
  • A.W. Sharpe High Voltage Switches. Part II
  • hand written notes, 5 pages
  • Agenda Pulsed Power Workshop Nov 12, 2008, ISU
  • ISU's Idaho Accelerator Center slide show, X-pinch
  • L3 Pulse Science slides I
  • L3 Pulse Science slides II
  • L3 Pulse Science slides III
  • IAC High Intensity Pulsed Radiation Facility for Chemical and Biological Defence: Year 2 Anual Report DoD Contract DAAD13-03-C-0054 Sept 2004 - Aug 2005

Signal processing, spectra analysis

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  • F.C.L. Crespi ... Improvement of HPGe detectors timing using pulse shape analysis Nucl. Sci. Symp. Conf., 2009 IEEE
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  • M. Deriche, M. Raad Real-time implementation of a deconvolution filter for gamma ray spectroscopy Inst.Exp.Tech. 05 (2012)
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  • Valentin T. Jordanov Quantization Effects in Radiation Spectroscopy Based on Digital Pulse Processing 978-1-4577-0927-2/11/$26.00 ©2011 IEEE
  • O. V. Zeynalova ... Digital signal processing application in nuclear spectroscopy
  • S.Chekanov, M.Erickson A non-parametric peak finder algorithm and its application in searches for new physics ANL-HEP-PR-11-63
  • Miroslav Morháč ... Identification of peaks in multidimensional coincidence γ-ray spectra Nucl.Inst.Meth.Phys. A 443 (2000)
  • Z.K. Silagadze A new algorithm for automatic photopeak searches Nucl.Inst.Meth.Phys. A 376 (1996)
  • A. Pullia, A. Geraci, G. Ripamonti Quasi-optimum γ and X spectroscopy based on real-time digital techniques Nucl.Inst.Meth.Phys. A 439 (2000)


  • Ery Arias-Castro, David L. Donoho Does median filtering truly preserve edges better than linear filtering? Annals of Statistics 2009, Vol. 37, No. 3, 1172-1206
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  • Perreault, S. , Hebert, P. Median Filtering in Constant Time Image Processing, IEEE Trans, 16 (2007)
  • Andrew P. Witkin SCALE-SPACE FILTERING: A New Approach To Multi-Scale Description
  • Messai, A. , Nour, A. ; Abdellani, I. Optimal digital filtering in Gamma-ray spectroscopy IEEE 2009


  • ORTEC Introduction to Amplifier
  • Greg Welch, Gary Bishop An Introduction to the Kalman Filter


  • Jiang X. Iterative truncated arithmetic mean filter and its properties IEEE 2012
  • A. Georgiev Digital Pulse Processing in High Resolution, High Throughput Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy IEEE 1993
  • É. Barat ... A bimodal Kalman smoother for nuclear spectrometr Nucl.Instr.Meth.Phys. A (2006)
  • R. Larivee Near-optimal smoothing using a maximum entropy criterion Anal.Chem. 64 (1992)
  • Radeka, V. Optimum Signal-Processing for Pulse-Amplitude Spectrometry in the Presence of High-Rate Effects and Noise


  • Alspach, D. ... Nonlinear Bayesian estimation using Gaussian sum approximations IEEE Trans, Volume 17 (1972)
  • G. S. Fishman Sampling from the poisson distribution on a computer
  • Manfred Matzke The HEPROW Program System
  • chapter 5 Spline Approximation of Functions and Data
  • C.S. Duris Fortran Routines for Discrete Cubic Spline Interpolation and Smoothing
  • printout subroutine VARPO ...Weighed least squares fit to a function ETA...
  • printout subroutine DCSSMO This subroutine compute the discrete Cubic Spline define on the interval ...
  • printout subroutine Argone v18 and vn' and Super-Soft potential package