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High Performance X-Ray Detectors

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
84215
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
82772
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
RADIATION MONITORING DEVICES, INC.
44 HUNT ST WATERTOWN, MA 02472-4699
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: High Performance X-Ray Detectors
Agency: DOE
Contract: DE-FG02-07ER84886
Award Amount: $99,996.00
 

Abstract:

X-ray detector arrays with high energy resolution, high sensitivity, and high count rate are required for synchrotron beamline studies. In many studies conducted with synchrotron beamlines, the characteristics of available X-ray detectors limit overall system performance. This project will investigate a novel, low capacitance design for high purity silicon detector arrays, which offers high-energy-resolution, high-efficiency, and high-count-rate operation, as well as relatively easy fabrication. Phase I will demonstrate the feasibility of producing high-resolution, high-purity, silicon detector arrays with low capacitance. A demonstration of the high-resolution detection of X-rays with the new detector arrays also is planned. Commercial Applications and other Benefits as described by the awardee: The new detectors should be very useful in X-ray detection studies conducted at synchrotron beamlines. Additional applications include nuclear and particle physics, astronomy, health physics, nuclear non-proliferation, and non-destructive studies.

Principal Investigator:

Gerald Entine
Mr
6176686801
GENTINE@RMDINC.COM

Business Contact:

Gerald Entine
Dr
6176686801
GENTINE@RMDINC.COM
Small Business Information at Submission:

Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.
44 Hunt Street Watertown, MA 02472

EIN/Tax ID: 042546395
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No