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New results from testing of coplanar-grid CdZnTe detectors
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Paper Abstract

New results from studies of coplanar-grid CdZnTe (CZT) detectors are presented. The coplanar-grid detectors were investigated by using a highly collimated X-ray beam available at Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source and by applying a pulse-shape analysis. The coplanar-grid detector operates as a single-carrier device. Despite the fact that its operational principle is well known and has been investigated by many groups in the past, we found some new details that may explain the performance limits of these types of devices. The experimental results have been confirmed by extensive computer modeling.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5922, Hard X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Detector Physics VII, 59220M (16 September 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.618075
Show Author Affiliations
G. A. Carini, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Univ. of Palermo (Italy)
A. E. Bolotnikov, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
G. S. Camarda, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
G. De Geronimo, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
D. P. Siddons, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
G. W. Wright, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
R. B. James, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5922:
Hard X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Detector Physics VII
Ralph B. James; Larry A. Franks; Arnold Burger, Editor(s)

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