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Title: Multi-element germanium detectors for synchrotron applications

In this paper, we have developed a series of monolithic multi-element germanium detectors, based on sensor arrays produced by the Forschungzentrum Julich, and on Application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) developed at Brookhaven. Devices have been made with element counts ranging from 64 to 384. These detectors are being used at NSLS-II and APS for a range of diffraction experiments, both monochromatic and energy-dispersive. Compact and powerful readout systems have been developed, based on the new generation of FPGA system-on-chip devices, which provide closely coupled multi-core processors embedded in large gate arrays. Finally, we will discuss the technical details of the systems, and present some of the results from them.
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  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  3. Forschungszentrum Julich (Germany)
  4. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1748-0221; 143485
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357; SC0012704
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Instrumentation
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 13; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1748-0221
Institute of Physics (IOP)
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; detector design and construction technologies and materials; X-ray detectors; detector control systems; detector and experiment monitoring and slow-control systems; architecture; hardware; algorithms; databases; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; Detectors; Multielement; Germanium; Synchrotron
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Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1435734