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X-ray performance of an imaging gas-scintillation proportional counter
Author(s): Christian Erd; Marcos Bavdaz
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Paper Abstract

The performance of an imaging gas scintillation proportional counter is described over the energy-range from 100 eV to 10 keV. The low energy response of the detector is achieved using a driftless configuration and a thin polyimide foil as X-ray entrance window. Measurements address the linearity of its response, its energy- and spatial-resolution by exposure to a collimated X-ray beam of diameter 50 micrometers .

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1743, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy III, (8 October 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.130674
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Christian Erd, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
Marcos Bavdaz, European Space Agency (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1743:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy III
Oswald H. W. Siegmund, Editor(s)

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