Single-event keV proton detection using a delta-doped charge-coupled device

Nikzad, Shouleh; Croley, Donald
October 1999
Applied Physics Letters;10/25/1999, Vol. 75 Issue 17, p2686
Academic Journal
Demonstrates an order-of-magnitude improvement in the low-energy cutoff for particle detection compared to conventional solid-state detectors using a delta-doped charge-coupled device (CCD). Detection of individual protons; Use of delta-doped CCD to determine the energy of the incoming particle.


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