Reply to "some remarks on the article 'photoelectron anticorrelations and sub-Poisson statistics in scintillation detectors'"

Abdelkader Bousselham, Harrison H. Barrett, Vaibhav Bora, Kanai Shah

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When Prof. Samedov's result is properly interpreted for scintillation detectors, it is correct, but it does not provide a robust method for estimating the Fano factor for optical photons because it depends on accurate knowledge of the mean number of photons produced by a particular sample.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-170
Number of pages2
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2012
Externally publishedYes



  • Fano factor
  • Gamma ray detector
  • Sub-poisson statistic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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