Integrating aspects of engineering, application physics, and medical science, Solid-State Radiation Detectors: Technology and Applications offers a comprehensive review of new and emerging solid-state materials-based technologies for radiation detection. Each chapter is structured to address the current advantages and challenges of each material and technology presented, as well as to discuss novel research and applications.
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Modern Semiconductor Pixel Detectors Used as Radiation Monitors. CdZnTe for Gamma- and X-Ray Applications. CdTe and CdZnTe Small Pixel Imaging Detectors. CdTe/CZT Spectrometers with 3-D Imaging Capabilities. CdTe Pixel Detectors for Hard X-Ray Astronomy. Technology Needs for Modular Pixel Detectors. Single Photon Processing Hybrid Pixel Detectors. Integrated Analog Signal-Processing Readout Front Ends for Particle Detectors. Spectral Molecular CT with Photon-Counting Detectors. Characterization of Photon-Counting Detectors with Synchrotron Radiation. Organic Semiconducting Single Crystals as Novel Room-Temperature, Low-Cost Solid-State Direct X-Ray Detectors. Lanthanum Halide and Cerium Bromide Scintillators. Novel X- and Gamma-Ray Detectors Based on Metamaterials. Gamma-Imaging Devices Based on Position-Sensitive Photomultipliers. Silicon Photomultipliers for High-Performance Scintillation Crystal Read-Out Applications.