26 September 2013 Gigahertz (GHz) hard x-ray imaging using fast scintillators
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Gigahertz (GHz) imaging technology will be needed at high-luminosity X-ray and charged particle sources. It is plausible to combine fast scintillators with the latest picosecond detectors and GHz electronics for multi-frame hard Xray imaging and achieve an inter-frame time of less than 10 ns. The time responses and light yield of LYSO, LaBr3, BaF2 and ZnO are measured using an MCP-PMT detector. Zinc Oxide (ZnO) is an attractive material for fast hard X-ray imaging based on GEANT4 simulations and previous studies, but the measured light yield from the samples is much lower than expected.
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Zhehui Wang, Zhehui Wang, Elena Guardincerri, Elena Guardincerri, D. D. Rathman, D. D. Rathman, M. E. Azzouz, M. E. Azzouz, Cris W. Barnes, Cris W. Barnes, R. Berger, R. Berger, E. M. Bond, E. M. Bond, D. M. Craig, D. M. Craig, David Holtkamp, David Holtkamp, J. S. Kapustinsky, J. S. Kapustinsky, Alexei V. Klimenko, Alexei V. Klimenko, K. Kwiatkowski, K. Kwiatkowski, R. B. Merl, R. B. Merl, C. L. Morris, C. L. Morris, J. O. Perry, J. O. Perry, E. Ramberg, E. Ramberg, R. K. Reich, R. K. Reich, A. Ronzhin, A. Ronzhin, K. Warner, K. Warner, R. T. Williams, R. T. Williams, Ren-Yuan Zhu, Ren-Yuan Zhu, "Gigahertz (GHz) hard x-ray imaging using fast scintillators", Proc. SPIE 8852, Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XV, 88521A (26 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2022294; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2022294


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