Marc Schneebeli

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The performance of a single-photon-counting hybrid pixel detector has been investigated at the Australian Synchrotron. Results are compared with the body of accepted analytical models previously validated with other detectors. Detector functionals are valuable for empirical calibration. It is shown that the matching of the detector dead-time with the(More)
The PILATUS detector system is widely used for X-ray experiments at third-generation synchrotrons. It is based on a hybrid technology combining a pixelated silicon sensor with a CMOS readout chip. Its single-photon-counting capability ensures precise and noise-free measurements. The counting mechanism introduces a short dead-time after each hit, which(More)
—A time series of the hemispheric distribution of integrated water vapor (IWV) measured with the All-Sky Multi Wavelength Radiometer is analyzed by means of empirical orthogonal functions (EOFs). The data were acquired in February 2007 at the Zimmerwald Observatory in Switzerland. It is shown that the analysis of temporally demeaned time series yields(More)
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