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Position-sensitive high-resolution spectrometer
Author(s): Pierre Wallyn; Claude Chapuis; Philippe Durouchoux; D. Gutknecht; J. Poulalion
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Paper Abstract

A mosaic of high-purity Ge detectors, associated with a mask a few meters above the detector plane, are very promising for future high-energy resolution and source localization astrophysics experiments. This paper describes such a detector and gives its energy resolution vs FET temperature as well as measurements on its localization accuracy. A computer simulation and image reconstruction based on a delta decoding method are also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1344, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23241
Show Author Affiliations
Pierre Wallyn, CEN Saclay (France)
Claude Chapuis, CEN Saclay (France)
Philippe Durouchoux, CEN Saclay and Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (France)
D. Gutknecht, Societe Intertechnique (France)
J. Poulalion, CEN Saclay (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1344:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy
Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Hugh S. Hudson, Editor(s)

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