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After emission in microchannel plate detectors
Author(s): John Ernest Lees; George W. Fraser; James F. Pearson
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Paper Abstract

Observations of afteremission in microchannel plate (MCP) detectors illuminated by low-energy ions or soft X-ray are reported. Possible mechanisms of delayed pulse generation in lead glass microchannel plate multipliers are discussed with reference to observations with MCPs of different chemical compositions. The findings of the study are discussed in relation to the use of MPC detectors in space astronomy and other fields.

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Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1344, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23261
Show Author Affiliations
John Ernest Lees, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom)
George W. Fraser, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom)
James F. Pearson, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom)


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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