A 36 cm[sup 2] large monolythic pn-charge coupled device x-ray detector for the European XMM

Struder, L.; Brauninger, H.; Briel, U.; Hartmann, R.; Hartner, G.; Hauff, D.; Krause, N.; Maier, B.; Meidinger, N.; Pfeffermann, E.; Popp, M.; Reppin, C.; Richter, R.; Stotter, D.; Trumper, J.; Weber, U.; Holl, P.; Kemmer, J.; Soltau, H.
November 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Nov97, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p4271
Academic Journal
Focuses on monolythic arrays of pn-charge coupled devices that have been developed and produced for the focal plane instrumentation of the high throughput European Photon Imaging Camera. XMM and the German ABRIXAS x-ray satellite mission; Layout topology; Operating conditions guaranteeing ten years operation in space without performance degradation.


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