16 September 2005 New results from testing of coplanar-grid CdZnTe detectors
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New results from studies of coplanar-grid CdZnTe (CZT) detectors are presented. The coplanar-grid detectors were investigated by using a highly collimated X-ray beam available at Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source and by applying a pulse-shape analysis. The coplanar-grid detector operates as a single-carrier device. Despite the fact that its operational principle is well known and has been investigated by many groups in the past, we found some new details that may explain the performance limits of these types of devices. The experimental results have been confirmed by extensive computer modeling.
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G. A. Carini, G. A. Carini, A. E. Bolotnikov, A. E. Bolotnikov, G. S. Camarda, G. S. Camarda, G. De Geronimo, G. De Geronimo, D. P. Siddons, D. P. Siddons, G. W. Wright, G. W. Wright, R. B. James, R. B. James, } "New results from testing of coplanar-grid CdZnTe detectors", Proc. SPIE 5922, Hard X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Detector Physics VII, 59220M (16 September 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.618075; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.618075
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