22 July 2008 DPIX, an assembly of 6400 CdTe detectors for gamma-ray bursts detection with ECLAIRs
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
The French instrument ECLAIRs, to be part of the French and Chinese SVOM mission for the study of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), will detect bursts between 4 and 250 keV. Its detector plane is an assembly of 200 elementary detection modules (XRDPIX) equipped with 32 Schottky CdTe detectors, produced by ACRORAD in Japan. The innovative concept of XRDPIX will enable a 4 keV low-energy threshold to be achieved. After introducing the SVOM payload, the ECLAIRs instrument and its detector plane, this paper presents the results of the performance evaluation of a first set of 500 detectors, and briefly describes the tests foreseen for the first XRDPIX prototypes.
© (2008) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
N. Remoué, D. Barret, P. Mandrou, K. Lacombe, R. Pons, C. Amoros, J. Landé, D. Rambaud, J. P. Dezalay, J. Narbonne, Y. Soulié, W. Marty, P. Ramon, G. Rouaix, B. Houret, O. Limousin, O. Gevin, F. Lugiez, A. Penquer, "DPIX, an assembly of 6400 CdTe detectors for gamma-ray bursts detection with ECLAIRs", Proc. SPIE 7021, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy III, 702126 (22 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789049; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.789049
PROCEEDINGS
8 PAGES


SHARE
RELATED CONTENT

ECLAIRs detection plane: current state of development
Proceedings of SPIE (July 25 2014)
PACT a sensitive 100 keV 10 MeV all sky...
Proceedings of SPIE (July 24 2014)
Development of a test N band image slicer optical...
Proceedings of SPIE (July 11 2006)
Concept of the ROSITA x-ray camera
Proceedings of SPIE (March 11 2003)

Back to Top