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Sensitization of CCD TV sensors for X-rays
Author(s): Rudolf K. F. Germer
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Paper Abstract

A high resolution X-ray tv-camera has been developed with CCD-circuits which were covered on the surface with a rare-earth converter screen. The resolution is 25 1p/mm, single photons can be detected for energies >10 keV and the quantum efficiency is 50% at 20 keV. The dynamic range is increased compared with uncovered CCDs. The qualities of CCDs are discussed for sensors with and without conversion layers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0733, Soft X-Ray Optics and Technology, (1 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964954
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Rudolf K. F. Germer, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max Planck Gesellschaft (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0733:
Soft X-Ray Optics and Technology
E. Koch; Guenther A. Schmahl, Editor(s)

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