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Chemical alteration of microchannel-plate EUV quantum efficiency
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Paper Abstract

We report upon our continued investigation of a chemical treatment method for improving the quantum detection efficiency and gain of photon counting microchannel plate detectors for vacuum UV and soft x-radiation. The process improved MCP quantum detection efficiency for approximately 100-1200 angstrom radiation by a factor of 1.5-2. The performance results of DIP treated microchannel plates are summarized.

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Date Published: 10 November 1998
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3445, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy IX, (10 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.330298
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Jerry Edelstein, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
John V. Vallerga, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3445:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy IX
Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Mark A. Gummin, Editor(s)

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