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Title: Luminescence and imaging with gas electron multipliers
Authors: Fraga, F. A. F. 
Margato, L. M. S. 
Fetal, S. T. G. 
Fraga, M. M. F. R. 
Marques, R. Ferreira 
Policarpo, A. J. P. L. 
Keywords: GEM detectors; Microstructures; Scintillation
Issue Date: 2003
Keywords: GEM detectors; Microstructures; Scintillation
Issue Date: 2003
Citation: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 513:1-2 (2003) 379-387
Abstract: Although the GEM has been mainly used as a gaseous preamplifier device, it has been shown that using suitable gaseous mixtures the avalanches emit a large number of photons, in the UV, visible and/or NIR bands. This scintillation, readout by CCDs, has been used recently for the development of imaging detectors to be used with X-rays, alpha particles and neutrons. The luminescence process in the GEM and a summary of its applications will be presented. The latest developments, including the operation of the GEMs in photon counting mode, will also be referred.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/4464
Rights: openAccess
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