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Development of an Interdigitated Pixel PIN Detector for Energetic Particle Spectroscopy in Space

Cook, W. R. and Cummings, A. C. and Mewaldt, R. A. and Rosenberg, J. J. and Cunningham, T. J. and Mazed, M. and Holtzman, M. J. and Fossum, E. R. (1994) Development of an Interdigitated Pixel PIN Detector for Energetic Particle Spectroscopy in Space. Remote Sensing Reviews, 8 (1-3). pp. 245-253. ISSN 0275-7257. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140512-104159363

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Abstract

The development of a new two‐dimensional position‐sensitive detector for use in space‐borne energetic particle spectrometers is described. The novel feature of this device is the use of interdigitated pixels to provide both dimensions of position information from a single side of the detector, while a measurement of the energy deposition is derived from the opposite side. The advantage of this approach is that both good position resolution and excellent energy resolution can be achieved while at the same time realizing significant reductions in the complexity, power, and weight of the associated read‐out electronics.


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Additional Information:Copyright 1993 Harwood Academic Publishers. This work was supported by NASA under grant NAGW-2806. One of us (MJH) also acknowledges the support of the JPL Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. We appreciate helpful discussions with T. Daud.
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