photoelectric peak

Synonym: photopeak
Of a spectrum of @[email protected], the part of the spectral response curve corresponding to the @[email protected] in the @[email protected] by the @[email protected] of the detected γ-energy. In most cases the peak also contains events caused by multiple processes and use of the expression @[email protected] or @[email protected] is to be preferred. Synonymous with photopeak.
PAC, 1982, 54, 1533. (Glossary of terms used in nuclear analytical chemistry (Provisional)) on page 1548 [Terms] [Paper]