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Improving the high-energy sensitivity of x-ray CCDs
Author(s): Adam Keay; Andrew D. Holland; David J. Burt
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Paper Abstract

We present a method of improving the quantum efficiency of MOS CCDs. We show that a change of operation can increase the depletion depth of standard bulk devices. The conclusions point to a point to a potential increase in the depletion depth of 300 percent by the use of optimized materials and operating conditions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3765, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy X, (22 October 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.366540
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Adam Keay, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom)
Andrew D. Holland, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom)
David J. Burt, EEV Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3765:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy X
Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Kathryn A. Flanagan, Editor(s)

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