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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1985
  • pp: 4432–4434

Absolute detection efficiency of a ceramic-channel electron multiplier in the soft x-ray region

Isao H. Suzuki and Norio Saito  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 24, pp. 4432-4434 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.24.004432


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Abstract

The photon detection efficiency of a ceramic-channel electron multiplier (Ceratron) has been measured on an absolute scale from 20 to 78 Å using monochromatized synchrotron radiation. The measured efficiency was several percent at these wavelengths. Its wavelength dependence shows a gradually increasing trend for wavelengths longer than 28 Å. The efficiency showed two maxima at ~23 and 27 Å, which are presumed to originate from the O-K absorption and the Ti-L absorption, respectively. Optimization of the detection efficiency is discussed.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 1, 1985
Published: December 15, 1985

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Isao H. Suzuki and Norio Saito, "Absolute detection efficiency of a ceramic-channel electron multiplier in the soft x-ray region," Appl. Opt. 24, 4432-4434 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-24-24-4432


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