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Title: The Maia Spectroscopy Detector System: Engineering for Integrated Pulse Capture, Low-Latency Scanning and Real-Time Processing

Abstract

The Maia detector system is engineered for energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy and elemental imaging at photon rates exceeding 10{sup 7}/s, integrated scanning of samples for pixel transit times as small as 50 {micro}s and high definition images of 10{sup 8} pixels and real-time processing of detected events for spectral deconvolution and online display of pure elemental images. The system developed by CSIRO and BNL combines a planar silicon 384 detector array, application-specific integrated circuits for pulse shaping and peak detection and sampling and optical data transmission to an FPGA-based pipelined, parallel processor. This paper describes the system and the underpinning engineering solutions.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) National Synchrotron Light Source
Sponsoring Org.:
Doe - Office Of Science
OSTI Identifier:
989175
Report Number(s):
BNL-94020-2010-JA
R&D Project: LS001; KC401030; TRN: US1007051
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1234; Journal Issue: 1
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; BNL; DATA TRANSMISSION; DETECTION; FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY; INTEGRATED CIRCUITS; PHOTONS; PROCESSING; SAMPLING; SILICON; SPECTROSCOPY; SYNCHROTRON RADIATION; national synchrotron light source

Citation Formats

Kirkham, R, Siddons, D, Dunn, P A, Kuczewski, A J, Dodanwela, R, Moorhead, G F, Ryan, C G, De Geronimo, G, Beuttenmuller, R, Pinelli, D, Pfeffer, M, Davey, P, Jensen, M, de Jonge, M D, Howard, D L, Kusel, M, and McKinlay, J. The Maia Spectroscopy Detector System: Engineering for Integrated Pulse Capture, Low-Latency Scanning and Real-Time Processing. United States: N. p., 2010. Web. doi:10.1063/1.3463181.
Kirkham, R, Siddons, D, Dunn, P A, Kuczewski, A J, Dodanwela, R, Moorhead, G F, Ryan, C G, De Geronimo, G, Beuttenmuller, R, Pinelli, D, Pfeffer, M, Davey, P, Jensen, M, de Jonge, M D, Howard, D L, Kusel, M, & McKinlay, J. The Maia Spectroscopy Detector System: Engineering for Integrated Pulse Capture, Low-Latency Scanning and Real-Time Processing. United States. doi:10.1063/1.3463181.
Kirkham, R, Siddons, D, Dunn, P A, Kuczewski, A J, Dodanwela, R, Moorhead, G F, Ryan, C G, De Geronimo, G, Beuttenmuller, R, Pinelli, D, Pfeffer, M, Davey, P, Jensen, M, de Jonge, M D, Howard, D L, Kusel, M, and McKinlay, J. Wed . "The Maia Spectroscopy Detector System: Engineering for Integrated Pulse Capture, Low-Latency Scanning and Real-Time Processing". United States. doi:10.1063/1.3463181.
@article{osti_989175,
title = {The Maia Spectroscopy Detector System: Engineering for Integrated Pulse Capture, Low-Latency Scanning and Real-Time Processing},
author = {Kirkham, R and Siddons, D and Dunn, P A and Kuczewski, A J and Dodanwela, R and Moorhead, G F and Ryan, C G and De Geronimo, G and Beuttenmuller, R and Pinelli, D and Pfeffer, M and Davey, P and Jensen, M and de Jonge, M D and Howard, D L and Kusel, M and McKinlay, J},
abstractNote = {The Maia detector system is engineered for energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy and elemental imaging at photon rates exceeding 10{sup 7}/s, integrated scanning of samples for pixel transit times as small as 50 {micro}s and high definition images of 10{sup 8} pixels and real-time processing of detected events for spectral deconvolution and online display of pure elemental images. The system developed by CSIRO and BNL combines a planar silicon 384 detector array, application-specific integrated circuits for pulse shaping and peak detection and sampling and optical data transmission to an FPGA-based pipelined, parallel processor. This paper describes the system and the underpinning engineering solutions.},
doi = {10.1063/1.3463181},
journal = {American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 1234,
place = {United States},
year = {2010},
month = {6}
}