Capabilities

ASIC (application specific integrated circuit):

  • Multiarray charge-sensitive amplifier systems in CMOS
  • Very low noise optimized for sensor params. (ENC < 20e- r.m.s. possible dep. on requirements)
  • Low power consumption (< 1mW / channel possible dep. on requirements)
  • Dynamic range, linearity, temperature stability, etc., as necessary
  • Customized single-photon readout architectures
  • Customized photon-counting architectures

Detector systems:

  • Experience with single-photon as well as photon counting systems
  • Silicon sensor based
    • < 250eV FWHM achieved for single-photon system
  • CdTe/CZT based
    • ~1.6keV FWHM achieved for single-photon system
    • OCR > 10Mcps achieved for photon-counting system
  • SiPM based