One Inch CCD Cameras for Neutron and X-ray Imaging

One Inch CCD Cameras for Neutron and X-ray Imaging

Alan Hewat

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Abstract. Most normal applications of neutron and x-ray imaging and diffraction can be satisfied with inexpensive commercial CCD cameras. Here we have chosen the largest CCD made by Sony, the 1-inch ICX694ALG, and compared it with much more expensive CCD and CMOS cameras offered by specialized companies such as Andor and PCO. We give examples of the use of this CCD for large area (250x200mm) imaging with optical resolution of 90 um, for very high resolution 1:1 macro imaging, where the optical resolution and area is equal to the CCD chip, and for backscattered Laue diffraction where high efficiency is required.

CCD Cameras, Neutron Imaging, X-ray Imaging, Laue Diffraction

Published online 1/5/2020, 7 pages
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Citation: Alan Hewat, One Inch CCD Cameras for Neutron and X-ray Imaging, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 15, pp 108-114, 2020


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