Use of charge-coupled device imagers for charged-particle spectroscopy

Burke, B. E.; Petrasso, R. D.; Li, C. K.; Hotaling, T. C.
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p599
Academic Journal
Describes preliminary experiments designed to demonstrate the use of charge-coupled device imagers as spectroscopic detectors of charged particles. Spectra; Charge per event; Potential applications of CCD imagers.


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