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Novel photon-counting detectors for x-ray diffraction applications
Author(s): Yacouba Diawara; D. Khazins; S. Medved; B. Becker; Roger D. Durst; T. A. Thorson
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Paper Abstract

A novel sealed gaseous PPAC detector is described which is significantly less prone to discharges and can consequently achieve high gas gains at high counting rates. The detector has demonstrated stable gains greater than 104 at counting rates in excess of 107 counts/mm2-sec.

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Date Published: 10 January 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4784, X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Detectors and Applications IV, (10 January 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.451163
Show Author Affiliations
Yacouba Diawara, Bruker-AXS Inc. (United States)
D. Khazins, Bruker-AXS Inc. (United States)
S. Medved, Bruker-AXS Inc. (United States)
B. Becker, Bruker-AXS Inc. (United States)
Roger D. Durst, Bruker-AXS Inc. (United States)
T. A. Thorson, Bruker-AXS Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4784:
X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Detectors and Applications IV
Ralph B. James; Larry A. Franks; Arnold Burger; Edwin M. Westbrook; Roger D. Durst; Edwin M. Westbrook; Roger D. Durst, Editor(s)

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