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Developments in microchannel plate photomultipliers
Author(s): Jonathon R. Howorth; Ian I. Ferguson; Derek A. Wilcox
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Paper Abstract

Microchannel plate photomultipliers (MCP-PMTs) are commonly used for single photon counting fluorescence decay measurements. Recent developments to improve the pulse height distribution are described. This enables the tube to be better matched to amplifiers, constant fraction discriminators and the ensuing electronics. Multi-anode tubes are also produced for multi-channel spectroscopy. Recent measurements of crosstalk in such tubes are presented and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2388, Advances in Fluorescence Sensing Technology II, (8 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.208523
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Jonathon R. Howorth, Photek Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Ian I. Ferguson, Photek Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Derek A. Wilcox, Photek, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2388:
Advances in Fluorescence Sensing Technology II
Joseph R. Lakowicz, Editor(s)

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