Proposal for solid-state particle detector based on latchup effect

Gabrielli, A.
May 2005
Electronics Letters;5/26/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p641
Academic Journal
A novel approach to detect particles by means of a solid-state device susceptible to latchup effects is described. The stimulated ignition of latch up effects caused by external radiation has so far proven to be a hidden hazard. This is proposed as a powerful means of achieving the precise detection and positioning of a broad range of particles with a spatial resolution of 5 μm.


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