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Characteristics of a fine-pixel cadmium-zinc-telluride detector
Author(s): Dharma Sharma; Jessica A. Gaskin; Brian D. Ramsey; Paul Seller
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Paper Abstract

Cadmium-Zinc-Telluride (CdZnTe) multi-pixel detectors are ideal for astrophysical application. As part of ongoing research at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), we are working to develop a 64×64 fine-pixel detector for use at the focus of high-resolution grazing-incidence optics. As a first step towards achieving this goal, we present results from a 16×16 fine-pixel CdZnTe detector, 2mm thick, having a pixel pitch of 300mm and an inter-pixel gap of 50mm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 March 2003
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4851, X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Telescopes and Instruments for Astronomy, (11 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.478479
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Dharma Sharma, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Jessica A. Gaskin, The Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (United States)
Brian D. Ramsey, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Paul Seller, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4851:
X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Telescopes and Instruments for Astronomy
Joachim E. Truemper; Harvey D. Tananbaum, Editor(s)

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