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Microchannel plate photomultiplier tube update
Author(s): C. Bruce Johnson; Mike J. Iosue; K. D. Wheeler
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Paper Abstract

Photomultiplier tubes (PMTs) making use of microchannel plate (MCP) electron multiplier assemblies are being developed. Both single anode and multianode designs are available having active diameters of 18 mm, 25 mm and 40 mm. A variety of spectral sensitivities is available in all sizes, and Blue GaAs, GaAs, or InGaAs photocathodes can be provided in the 18 mm active diameter size. Pulse height distributions having full-width half-maximum values of 59% and peak-to-valley ratios of 10 have been achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 November 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1952, Surveillance Technologies and Imaging Components, (15 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.161411
Show Author Affiliations
C. Bruce Johnson, Litton Electron Devices Div. (United States)
Mike J. Iosue, Litton Electron Devices Div. (United States)
K. D. Wheeler, Litton Electron Devices Div. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1952:
Surveillance Technologies and Imaging Components
Sankaran Gowrinathan; C. Bruce Johnson; James F. Shanley, Editor(s)

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