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Semiconductors for room temperature nuclear detector applications

  title={Semiconductors for room temperature nuclear detector applications},
  author={Tuviah E. Schlesinger and Ralph B. James},
Introduction and Overview. High Purity Germanium Detectors. Growth of Mercuric Iodide. Electrical Properties of Mercuric Iodide. Optical Properties of Red Mercuric Iodide. Growth Methods of CdTe Nuclear Detector Materials. Characterization of CdTe Nuclear Detector Materials. CdTe Nuclear Detectors and Applications. Cd1-xZnTe Spectrometers for Gamma- and X-ray Applications. Gallium Arsenide Radiation Detectors and Spectrometers. Lead Iodide. Other Materials: Statusand Prospects. Characterization… Expand
Material properties and room-temperature nuclear detector response of wide bandgap semiconductors
Several semiconductor materials for room-temperature X-ray and gamma-ray detectors, including HgI2, Cd1−xZnxTe (CZT), GaAs, and Pbl2 have been studied at Sandia National Laboratories, California. AExpand
Semiconductor materials for x-ray detectors
Semiconductor x-ray detectors are widely used in experiments at synchrotron facilities. The performance of these detectors depends heavily on the semiconductor material properties. Improvements inExpand
State of the art of wide-bandgap semiconductor nuclear radiation detectors
SummaryThe leading materials which operate as room temperature nuclear radiation detectors are HgI2, CdTe, and Cd1−xZnxTe (0.05>x>0.25). However, additional materials have also been developed, suchExpand
Iodine based compound semiconductors for room temperature gamma-ray spectroscopy
Iodine-based compound semiconductors may allow one to build a portable gamma-ray spectrometer with improved efficiency and energy resolution compared to many other portable spectrometer devices.Expand
Design and Fabrication of a CdMnTe Nuclear Radiation Detection System
Cadmium manganese telluride (CdMnTe) is one of the ternary compounds of cadmium telluride (CdTe) that has shown great potential applications in the development of X-ray and gamma-ray detectors usedExpand
CdTe and CdZnTe gamma ray detectors for medical and industrial imaging systems
Abstract CdTe and CdZnTe X-ray and gamma ray detectors in the form of single elements or as segmented monolithic detectors have been shown to be useful in medical and industrial imaging systems.Expand
Hard x-ray response of pixellated CdZnTe detectors
In recent years, the development of cadmium zinc telluride (CdZnTe) detectors for x-ray and gamma ray spectrometry has grown rapidly. The good room temperature performance and the high spatialExpand
CHAPTER 9 - Cd1−xZnxTe Spectrometers for Gamma and X-Ray Applications
Most of the efforts on Cd 1- x Zn x Te (CZT) gamma ray spectrometers have been motivated by the benefits and commercial success of cadmium-tellurium (CdTe) devices and the possibility ofExpand
Ceramic mercuric iodide semiconductor particle counters
  • M. Schieber, A. Zuck, +6 authors J. Riester
  • Materials Science, Physics
  • Conference on the High Energy Radiation Background in Space. Workshop Record
  • 1997
Radiation detectors have been fabricated from very thick films (100-600 /spl mu/m) of mercuric iodide (HgI/sub 2/). These devices, which function as nuclear particle counters and not asExpand
Features of characteristics and stability of CdTe nuclear radiation detectors fabricated by laser doping technique
Native and impurity point defects, complexes and extended defects which are formed during CdTe crystal growth and fabrication of diode structure are crucial for CdTe-based X-ray and gamma-rayExpand