silicon surface barrier detector

silicon surface barrier detector

[′sil·ə·kən ¦sər·fəs ¦bar·ē·ər di‚tek·tər]
(nucleonics)
A type of junction detector made from a wafer of n-type silicon which is subjected to etching and surface treatments to create a thin layer of p-type material and then receives a thin layer of gold evaporated onto the surface.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of silicon surface barrier detector for full energy measurement
The proton detector will consist of a thin, cooled silicon surface barrier detector and front-end preamp package surrounded by a hemispherical wire grid at -25 kV to accelerate the protons.
The reaction products, alphas or tritons, are counted by a set of four silicon surface barrier detectors in a well-characterized geometry.
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