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Toward ultrafast high DQE & multi-image CZT gamma-camera prospecting
Author(s): Jean-Louis Gerstenmayer; Francis Glasser; Laurent Desbat; Virginie Allouche
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Paper Abstract

The development of high frame rate imaging high energy X-rays detector system is discussed. The purpose of this paper is to highlight some of the issues involved in the development of high performance position sensitive X- and gamma-ray cameras for high frame rate imaging. New CZT technology has provided some prototypes offering more than 50% stopping power (and millimetric spatial resolution) for 5 MeV X-ray pulses. Some different CdTe and CdZnTe sensors were tested with MeV energy photons produced by the accelerators ELSA and ARCO (CEA Bruyeres-le-Chatel). The first experimental results obtained at CEA with 20 ps long are very encouraging for high energy high frame rate imaging applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4948, 25th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.516895
Show Author Affiliations
Jean-Louis Gerstenmayer, CEA/DRT (France)
Francis Glasser, CEA/DAM (France)
Laurent Desbat, CEA/DAM (France)
Virginie Allouche, CEA/DAM (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4948:
25th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Claude Cavailler; Graham P. Haddleton; Manfred Hugenschmidt, Editor(s)

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