cadmium telluride detector

cadmium telluride detector

[′kad·mē·əm ′tel·yə‚rīd di′tek·tər]
(electronics)
A photoconductive cell capable of operating continuously at ambient temperatures up to 750°F (400°C); used in solar cells and infrared, nuclear-radiation, and gamma-ray detectors.
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The spectrometer was configured with a gas cell and mercury cadmium telluride detector and had an ultimate resolution of 0.5 [cm.sup.-1].
His company is hoping to capitalise on a need for security equipment such as advanced X-ray scanners for airports, based on its cadmium telluride detectors.
The Home Office awarded Kromek 350,000 [pounds sterling] to develop new X-ray scanners based on cadmium telluride detectors, and a scanner that can provide an operator with a simple yes/no answer as to whether a liquid can be safely carried on board a plane is one of the results.