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Recent Developments With VUV And Soft X-Ray Detector Systems
Author(s): J.Gethyn Timothy
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Paper Abstract

Recent developments with detector systems for use at vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) and soft x-ray wavelengths have emphasized improvements in the detective quantum efficiencies and the capability for high-resolution imaging while retaining a high photometric accuracy. This paper compares and contrasts the performance characteristics of the three principal classes of imaging detector systems currently under active development, namely, the bare Charge-Coupled Device (CCD), the intensified CCD, and the microchannel plate (MCP) coupled to different imaging electronic readout systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 1988
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0911, X-Ray and Vacuum Ultraviolet Interaction Data Bases, Calculations, and Measurements, (11 July 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945492
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J.Gethyn Timothy, Stanford University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0911:
X-Ray and Vacuum Ultraviolet Interaction Data Bases, Calculations, and Measurements
Nancy DelGrande; James A. R. Samson; David Y. Smith, Editor(s)

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