Experimental determination of the ionization energy in TlBr

Keitaro Hitomi, Toshiyuki Onodera, Seong Yun Kim, Tadayoshi Shoji, Keizo Ishii

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The average ionization energy required to excite an electron-hole pair in TlBr was estimated to be 5.50 ± 0.05 eV by comparing the peak position of 59.5-keV gamma rays obtained from four pixels of a pixelated TlBr detector to the peak position obtained from a Si PIN photodiode at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7116624
Pages (from-to)1251-1254
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jun 1


  • Gamma-ray detector
  • Wide-gap semiconductor
  • ionization energy
  • semiconductor radiation detector
  • thallium bromide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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