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Photon Event Counting Detector Development
Author(s): R. W. Airey; B. L. Morgan; T. J. Norton; H. A. Vine
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Paper Abstract

We report work in progress in a development programme to produce a high gain photon event counting image intensifier intended for use as the primary detector in an image photon counting system for use on large telescopes. The intensifier uses two microchannel plates in the 'chevron' configuration with proximity focusing for electron image transfer.

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Date Published: 18 May 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0702, International Topical Meeting on Image Detection and Quality, (18 May 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.966730
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R. W. Airey, Imperial College (United Kingdom)
B. L. Morgan, Imperial College (United Kingdom)
T. J. Norton, Imperial College (United Kingdom)
H. A. Vine, Imperial College (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0702:
International Topical Meeting on Image Detection and Quality
Lucien F. Guyot, Editor(s)

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