Design and Development of Low-Cost, Highly Stable Regulated High-Voltage Power Supply for Radiation Detector

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Md. Rajibur Rahaman Khan 1,* Shin Won Kang 1

1. School of Electronics Engineering, College of IT Engineering, Kyungpook National University, 1370 Sankyukdong, Buk-gu, Daegu 702-701, South Korea.

* Corresponding author.


Received: 10 Apr. 2015 / Revised: 28 May 2015 / Accepted: 3 Jul. 2015 / Published: 8 Aug. 2015

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Pulse Width Modulation, Geiger Müller (GM) Counter, multivibrator, regulated power supply


In this paper we design and develop a highly stable and low cost regulated DC power supply for Geiger Müller (GM) Counter/detector. A regulated high voltage power supply is an important power source to bias gas-discharge tubes, X-ray tubes, and radiation detectors etc. A highly stabilized regulated 575 volts DC power supply was developed using the pulse width modulation (PWM) control technique from a 5 volt supply. It is specially designed for biasing GM detector for the area radiation monitor. The output high voltage can be adjusted at any suitable value by adjusting the preset potentiometer.

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Md.Rajibur Rahaman Khan, Shin Won Kang,"Design and Development of Low-Cost, Highly Stable Regulated High-Voltage Power Supply for Radiation Detector", IJEM, vol.5, no.2, pp.1-10, 2015. DOI: 10.5815/ijem.2015.02.01


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