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A 2D pixel detector for very high-rate X- and gamma-ray spectroscopy and imaging

  • Einar Nygård (a1), Nail Malakhov (a1), Peter Weilhammer (a1) (a2), Ole Dorholt (a3), Ole M. Røhne (a3), Terumasa Nagano (a4) and Koei Yamamoto (a4)...

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A new methodology for very high-speed, energy-dispersive detection of X-ray fluorescence is being developed. The underlying reasoning behind it, as well as early results from the evaluation of the first prototype, is presented.

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a) Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Electronic mail: einar@enxense.com

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In memory of the great Peter Weilhammer (1938–2016), friend, mentor and contributor to this project.

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Beckhoff, B., Kanngießer, B., Langhoff, N., Wedell, R., and Wolff, H. (2007). Handbook of Practical X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis (Springer Science & Business Media, Berlin).
Lechner, P., Fiorini, C., Longoni, A., Lutz, G., Pahlke, A., Soltau, H., and Strüder, L. (2004). “Silicon drift detectors for high resolution, high count rate x-ray spectroscopy at room temperature,” International Centre for Diffraction Data 2004, Advances in X-Ray Analysis 47, 5358.
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A 2D pixel detector for very high-rate X- and gamma-ray spectroscopy and imaging

  • Einar Nygård (a1), Nail Malakhov (a1), Peter Weilhammer (a1) (a2), Ole Dorholt (a3), Ole M. Røhne (a3), Terumasa Nagano (a4) and Koei Yamamoto (a4)...

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