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Deadtime

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John Africano

Robert Quigley

Astronomy Deparment, University of Texas, Austin, TX 79734

 

Abstract

 

The concept of deadtime in pulse-counting photometry is discussed, and a method for measuring is given. It is shown that a large error may result for bright stars if the deadtime correction is not applied.

 

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