Multi-Channel Detector Arrays Deliver Reliable X-Ray Imaging

OSI Optoelectronics’ Model A2C-16-1.57 multi-channel scintillator-compatible photodiode arrays are touted as being able to produce superior X-ray imaging resolution. The devices are comprised of 16 individual elements, grouped together and mounted on printed circuit boards specially designed to allow end-to-end connectivity.  The multi-channel x-ray detector arrays offer maximum flexibility and are ideal for easy integration into new or existing systems.

 

For X-ray or gamma-ray applications, there are three scintillator-mounting options:  bismuth germinate (BGO), cadmium tungstate (CdWO4) and caesium or cesium iodide (CsI). When coupled with a scintillator, the OSI’s silicon detector arrays map any medium- or high-radiation energy over to the visible spectrum via scattering effect. For larger-scale assembly, multiple arrays may be installed to achieve optimum results.

Free Newsletter

Like this article? Subscribe to FierceSensors!

The sensors industry is constantly changing as innovation runs the market’s trends. FierceSensors subscribers rely on our suite of newsletters as their must-read source for the latest news, developments and analysis impacting their world. Register today to get sensors news and updates delivered right to your inbox.

 

Applications for the A2C-16-1.57 multi-channel X-ray scanning series include X-ray security systems, multi-channel gamma counting, and position sensing. The scintillator detector platform offers a variety of channel spacing and 5V bias, for added convenience. Need further illumination? Then download the Model A2C-16-1.57 multi-channel scintillator-compatible photodiode array datasheet.

Suggested Articles

MachineMetrics cloud-based platform allows sharing of IP with machine customers

Analog Devices' Ron Kapusta discusses the company's involvement in LiDAR with FierceElectronics.

Contracts require six EU manufacturers to buy from Broadcom exclusively, EU says