microchannel plate


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microchannel plate

[¦mī·krō¦chan·əl ′plāt]
(electronics)
A plate that consists of extremely small cylinder-shaped electron multipliers mounted side by side, to provide image intensification factors as high as 100,000. Also known as channel plate multiplier.
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2002) modelled the flow distribution in a microchannel plate using an approximate pressure drop model.
However, the tube loses resolution as the voltage to the microchannel plate is reduced in response to a bright scene.
Starcher, Development of a 2 [mu]m-pore microchannel plate, Spectroscopy 16(10), 34-38 (2001).
In substantial part, this loss related to a charge being taken as a result the Company's previous failure write-down assets and improper recording of revenues, as well as its inability to ship certain microchannel plate products.
Furthermore, the system uses a four-segment microchannel plate (MCP) detector that provides topographic imaging along two orthogonal directions to enhance surface detail.
For decades, microchannel plate performance has improved only marginally due to a manufacturing process which has been constrained by available materials and processes," explains Neal Sullivan, CTO of Arradiance.
The goal of the program is to develop new imaging and sensor technology using Arradiance's proprietary GEM thin film technologies to replace decades-old microchannel plate (MCP) technology currently used in space imaging and sensing applications.
announced today the demonstration of the world's highest gain microchannel plate, with measured gain reaching 1 million at selected operating parameters.
ITT's ENVG (D) is a leap in technology as it replaces the standard image intensification tube with a new digital sensor, the MicroChannel Plate Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (MCPCMOS).
Plastic Microchannel Plate Could Revolutionize Neutron Detection
This business includes microchannel plates, Channeltron(R) single channel detectors, microchannel plate-based detectors, flexible fiberoptics lightguides, glass-coated wire, and remote spectroscopy products.