Imaging visible light with Medipix2

MacRaighne, A., Brownlee, C., Gebert, U., Maneuski, D., Milnes, J., O'Shea, V. and Rügheimer, T.K. (2010) Imaging visible light with Medipix2. Review of Scientific Instruments, 81(11), p. 113103. (doi: 10.1063/1.3501385) (PMID:21133457)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3501385

Abstract

A need exists for high-speed single-photon counting optical imaging detectors. Single-photon counting high-speed detection of x rays is possible by using Medipix2 with pixelated silicon photodiodes. In this article, we report on a device that exploits the Medipix2 chip for optical imaging. The fabricated device is capable of imaging at >3000 frames/s over a 256×256 pixel matrix. The imaging performance of the detector device via the modulation transfer function is measured, and the presence of ion feedback and its degradation of the imaging properties are discussed.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:O'Shea, Professor Val and Maneuski, Dr Dima and MacRaighne, Dr Aaron
Authors: MacRaighne, A., Brownlee, C., Gebert, U., Maneuski, D., Milnes, J., O'Shea, V., and Rügheimer, T.K.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Review of Scientific Instruments
ISSN:0034-6748
ISSN (Online):1089-7623
Published Online:09 November 2010

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
503271Waferscale CZT Detector ProcessingValentine O'SheaScience & Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)ST/G004471/1Physics and Astronomy