Compound Semiconductor Radiation Detectors (Series in by Alan Owens

By Alan Owens

Although elemental semiconductors comparable to silicon and germanium are average for power dispersive spectroscopy within the laboratory, their use for an expanding diversity of purposes is turning into marginalized via their actual obstacles, particularly the necessity for ancillary cooling, their modest preventing powers, and radiation intolerance. Compound semiconductors, nonetheless, surround the sort of wide variety of actual and digital houses that they've turn into workable rivals in a few applications. Compound Semiconductor Radiation Detectors is a consolidated resource of knowledge on all points of using compound semiconductors for radiation detection and measurement.


Serious rivals to Germanium and Silicon Radiation Detectors



Wide-gap compound semiconductors provide the power to function in various adverse thermal and radiation environments whereas nonetheless conserving sub-keV spectral solution at X-ray wavelengths. Narrow-gap fabrics supply the opportunity of exceeding the spectral solution of germanium via an element of 3. notwithstanding, whereas compound semiconductors are repeatedly used at infrared and optical wavelengths, their improvement in different wavebands has been affected by fabric and fabrication difficulties. to date, just a couple of have advanced sufficiently to supply advertisement detection systems.



From Crystal progress to Spectroscopic Performance


Bringing jointly info scattered throughout many disciplines, this publication summarizes the present prestige of analysis in compound semiconductor radiation detectors. It examines the homes, progress, and characterization of compound semiconductors in addition to the fabrication of radiation sensors, with specific emphasis at the X- and gamma-ray regimes. It explores the constraints of compound semiconductors and discusses present efforts to enhance spectral performances, pointing to the place destiny discoveries might lie.



A well timed source for the verified researcher, this e-book serves as a entire and illustrated reference on fabric technology, crystal development, metrology, detector physics, and spectroscopy. it may even be used as a textbook for these new to the sphere of compound semiconductors and their program to radiation detection and measurement.

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