Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 09:29:42

Author: George Herold

Subject: Re: What "Math" Demos among the Physics Demos Do You Like?

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu
> [mailto:tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu] On Behalf Of Jerry DiMarco
> Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 5:30 PM
> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> Subject: Re: [tap-l] What "Math" Demos among the Physics
> Demos Do You Like?
>
> The article states there were nearly 1000 occurrences
> of time intervals in the 1-200 usec. range. I'd like to see
> the distribution in that range...
>

Well the counter is not 'one of my babies'. So I don't have the data...
I'll see if I can get it though. I think the minimum interval time is
1us. So 'zero' is a bit of a misnomer.

George H.
>
> Jerry D
>
>
> At 2/22/2012 04:13 PM, you wrote:
> >Ahh don't you have a guess?
> >
> >The most common time between counts is independent of the count rate.
> >(That's the trick part.) The most common time is zero and
> exponentially
> >decreasing from there.
> >
> >See figure 14 on the last page of this newsletter.
> >
> > http://www.teachspin.com/newsletters/TeachSpin_FEB1_Hat%20Trick.pdf
> >
> >George H.
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > Well, it doesn't look like anyone is going to bite.
> > > Please don't keep us on the edge of our seats...
> > >
> > >
> Jerry D
> > >
> > >At 2/21/2012 10:17 AM, you wrote:
> > > >......
> > > >Here's a 'trick' question.
> > > >If the count rate is 1000 counts per second what is the most
> > > common time
> > > >between counts?
> > > >
> > > >George H.
> > > >
> > > >(Don't worry I would have answered this question wrong a few
> > > years ago.)
>
>
>


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