Silicon Lithium SiLi

Detectors for Charged Particles
Manufactured by: The Spectroscopy Divison
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Silicon Lithium SiLi

Detectors for Charged Particles
Manufactured by: The Spectroscopy Division
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Lithium drifted Silicon detectors to address the need for better detection efficiency for high energy charged particles. 

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Features

  • Designed for highly penetrating charged particles
  • Better stopping power than common silicon detectors: up to 3 MeV Betas, 30 MeV protons, 140 MeV Alphas. More if detectors are stacked
  • Thin back contact available (transmission option) for the dE/dx measurement or stack arrangement
  • Designs for room temperature or LN2 cooled applications

Description

ROOM TEMPERATURE Si(Li) DETECTORS
Description

  • Wide range of detector size: active areas from 200 mm² up to 1600 mm2; thickness 2 mm and 5 mm. Other dimension are available on request
  • Gold entrance window 0.2 μm equivalent silicon
  • Lithium back contact 300 μm (50 μm for transmission option)
  • Circular or rectangular gold plated brass mounts
  • Microdot female connector

Operation

  • The detectors can be operated either under vacuum or atmospheric pressure
  • They must be used in darkness
  • Maximum count rate 100 k count per sec at 524 keV electrons

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