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Enhancement Of X-Ray Performance With New GEC Charged Coupled Devices (CCD)
Author(s): D. A. Schwartz; F. K. Knight; D. Lumb; E. Chowanietz; A. Wells
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Paper Abstract

We have tested samples of two GEC charge coupled devices with enhanced x-ray performance. The P8607, fabricated with reduced linear dimensions, gives the lowest detector noise reported for Fe-55 with a CCD. The deep depletion device P8600-HR gives the best combination of energy resolution and quantum efficiency at 6 keV. We discuss the energy resolution vs quantum efficiency trade-off curve.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 December 1985
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0570, Solid-State Imaging Arrays, (11 December 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.950316
Show Author Affiliations
D. A. Schwartz, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
F. K. Knight, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
D. Lumb, University of Leicester (England)
E. Chowanietz, University of Leicester (England)
A. Wells, University of Leicester (England)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0570:
Solid-State Imaging Arrays
Eustace L. Dereniak; Keith N. Prettyjohns, Editor(s)

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