Construction and testing of a pixellated CZT detector and shield for a hard x-ray astronomy balloon flight

@inproceedings{Bloser2000ConstructionAT,
  title={Construction and testing of a pixellated CZT detector and shield for a hard x-ray astronomy balloon flight},
  author={Peter F. Bloser and Tomohiko Narita and Jonathan A. Jenkins and Jonathan E. Grindlay},
  booktitle={SPIE Optics + Photonics},
  year={2000}
}
We report on the construction and laboratory testing of pixellated CZT detectors mounted in a flip-chip, tiled fashion and read out by an ASIC, as required for proposed hard X-ray astronomy missions. Two 10 mm X 10 mm X 5 mm detectors were fabricated, one out of standard eV Products high-pressure Bridgman CZT and one out of IMARAD horizontal Bridgman CZT. Each was fashioned with a 4 X 4 array of gold pixels on 2.5 mm pitch with a surrounding guard ring. The detectors were mounted side by side… Expand
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