TITLE

An economical x-ray area detector based on an intensified CCD unit

AUTHOR(S)
Gao, Tong; Li, Yingjie; Rousseau, Jean; Linliu, Kung; Chu, Benjamin
PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Feb1993, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p390
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An economical charge-coupled device (CCD) based area detector for x-ray experiments was developed and assembled. Although low in cost, careful evaluation shows that this detector consisting of an optical fiber taper, an image intensifier, a relay lens, and a cooled CCD unit has good overall features and is comparable with other reported CCD based x-ray area detectors. The detector is suitable for small-angle x-ray scattering and wide-angle x-ray diffraction experiments employing either synchrotron or conventional x-ray sources. It also has several options which we could utilize under different experimental conditions. The test result, its limitations, and possible improvements are discussed.
ACCESSION #
9782666

 

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