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Extensive testing of Schottky CdTe detectors for the ECLAIRs X-Gamma-ray Camera on board the SVOM mission

@article{Nadege2010ExtensiveTO,
  title={Extensive testing of Schottky CdTe detectors for the ECLAIRs X-Gamma-ray Camera on board the SVOM mission},
  author={Remoue Nadege and Barret Didier and Godet Olivier and M Pierre},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  year={2010}
}
We report on an on-going test campaign of more than 5000 Schottky CdTe detectors (4x4x1 mm^3), over a sample of twelve thousands, provided by Acrorad Co., Ltd (Japan). 6400 of these detectors will be used to build the detection plane of the ECLAIRs camera on the Chinese-French gamma-ray burst mission SVOM. These tests are mandatory to fulfill the prime requirement of ECLAIRs to detect gamma-ray burst photons down to 4 keV. The detectors will be operated at -20C under a reverse bias of 600 V. We… Expand
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