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Amptek Papers on X-Ray/Gamma-Ray Detectors and Electronics

Redus, R.H. and Huber, A. (2012), Figure of merit for spectrometers for EDXRF. X-Ray Spectrom. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/xrs.2420/abstract

Redus, R.H., Huber, A., Pantazis, T., Pantazis, J. and Cross, B. (2012), Combining CdTe and Si detectors for Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence. X-Ray Spectrom.  https://doi.org/10.1002/xrs.2419

Redus, R.H., A.C. Huber, J.A. Pantazis, T.J. Pantazis, “Enhanced Energy Range Thermoelectrically Cooled Silicon X-ray Detectors,” IEEE Nucl. Sci. Symp. Conf. Rec., Oct 2011, N13-5. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6154116

Pantazis, T., J. Pantazis, A. Huber, R. Redus, “The historical development of the thermoelectrically cooled X-ray detector and its impact on the portable and hand-held XRF industries,” X-Ray Spectrometry, Vol 39, No 2, 2010, p.90-97.  https://doi.org/10.1002/xrs.1227

Redus, R.H., A.C. Huber, D.J. Sperry, “Dead time correction in the DP5 digital pulse processor”, IEEE Nucl. Sci. Symp. Conf. Rec., Oct 2008, pp 3416 – 3420 (2009).  10.1109/NSSMIC.2008.4775075

Redus, R.H., A.C. Huber, “Monte Carlo time domain noise simulation in nuclear electronics”, IEEE Nucl. Sci. Symp. Conf. Rec., Oct 2008, pp 3421 – 3429 (2009). 10.1109/NSSMIC.2008.4775076 

Redus, R.H., J.A. Pantazis, T.J. Pantazis, A.C. Huber, and B.J. Cross, “Characterization of CdTe detectors for quantitative X-ray spectroscopy”, IEEE Transs. Nucl. Sci., Vol 56, No. 4, pp 2524 – 2532, Aug. 2009  10.1109/TNS.2009.2024149

Redus, R.H., T.Pantazis, D. Sperry, M. Alioto, “VeriTainer radiation detector for intermodal shipping containers,” Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A. 570, pp 384-387 (2007).  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2007.04.082

Redus, R.H., A. Huber, J. Pantazis, T.Pantazis, D. Sperry, “Design and performance of the X-123 compact X-ray and gamma-ray spectroscopy system,” IEEE Nucl. Sci. Symp. Conf. Rec., 2006, R15-4. 10.1109/NSSMIC.2006.353819

Redus, R.H., A. Huber, J. Pantazis, T.Pantazis, “Multielement CdTe Stack Detectors for Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy,” IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. Vol. 51, No. 5, p.2386, Oct 2004.  10.1109/TNS.2004.832295

Karydas, A.G., Zarkadas, A., Kyriakis, A., Pantazis, J., Huber, A., Redus, R., Potiriades C., Paradellis T., "Improvement of peak to background ratio in PIXE and XRF methods using small thickness thin Si-PIN detectors", X-Ray Spectrometry, Vol 32 No 2, p.93-105, 2003.  https://doi.org/10.1002/xrs.621

Pantazis, T., A.G. Karydas, Chr. Doumas, A. Vlachopoulos, P. Nomikos, M. Dinsmore, “X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis of a Gold Ibex and other Artifacts from Akrotiri,” Presented at the 9th International Aegean Conference: Metron, Measuring the Aegean Bronze Age at Yale University, April 18-21, 2002. Published in Aegaeum 24: Metron; Measuring the Aegean Bronze Age, 2003, (24), p.155-160.  http://dx.doi.org/10.12681/hnps.2224

Redus, R.H., J. Pantazis, A. Huber, T.Pantazis, “Improved Sensitivity X-ray Detectors for Field Applications” IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. Vol. 49, No. 6, p.3247, Dec 2002.  10.1109/TNS.2002.805526

Redus, R.H., A. Huber, J. Pantazis, “Improved thermoelectrically cooled X/Gamma-ray detectors and electronics,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 458 (2001) p. 214-219.  https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(00)00864-0

Redus, R.H., J. Pantazis, A. Huber, “Developments in thermoelectrically cooled PIN and CZT detectors,” Trans. American Nuclear Society, Vol 79 (1998), p 110.  https://inis.iaea.org/search/search.aspx?orig_q=RN:30011194

below link mentions two papers (Fano Factor Determination for CZT Semiconductors for Room Temp…)

Redus, R.H., J.A. Pantazis, A.C. Huber, V.T. Jordanov, J. Butler, B. Apotovsky, “Fano Factor Determination for CZT”, “Semiconductors for Room-Temperature Radiation Detector Applications II,” Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings: Semiconductors for Room-Temperature Radiation Detector Applications II, Vol 487, p.101-107, December 1997. (eds. R.B. James, et. al.)
 https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-487-101      https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-487-101

R. Sudharsanan, C. Stenstrom, G. Vakerlis, J. Pantazis, A. Huber, R. Redus, V.T. Jordanov, “Portable P-I-N CdZnTe Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy System,” Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings: Semiconductors for Room-Temperature Radiation Detector Applications II, Vol 487, p.217-222, December 1997. (eds. R.B. James, et. al.)   https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-487-217

Jordanov, V.T., Pantazis, J.A., Huber, A.C., “Compact circuit for pulse rise-time discrimination,” Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A 380, p. 353-357, 1996.  https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(96)00357-9

Jordanov, V.T., J.A. Pantazis, and A.C. Huber, “Thermoelectrically-Cooled Cadmium Zinc Telluride Detectors (CZT) for X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Detection,” Radiation, Vol. 43, No. 1, July 1996.  https://inis.iaea.org/search/searchsinglerecord.aspx?recordsFor=SingleRecord&RN=28009018

Redus, R.H., M. Squillante, J. Lund, “Electronics for High Resolution Spectroscopy with Compound Semiconductors,” Nucl. Instrum. Meth., A380, p. 312, 1996.  https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(96)00307-5

Redus, R.H., R. Farrell, “Gain and Noise in Very High Gain Avalanche Photodiodes: Theory and Experiment,” SPIE Proceedings, Vol 2859, Conference on X-Ray/Gamma Ray Detectors, p. 288, August, 1996.  https://doi.org/10.1117/12.245118

Huber, A.C., J.A. Pantazis, V.T. Jordanov, “High Performance X-Ray and Gamma Ray Detectors” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 99 p.665-668, 1995.  https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-583X(94)00570-2

Jordanov, V.T., G. F. Knoll, A.C. Huber and J.A. Pantazis, “Digital Techniques for Real Time Pulse Shaping in Radiation Measurements”, Nucl. Instr. and Meth., A353, pp. 261-264, 1994.  https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-9002(94)91652-7

Pantazis, J.A., A.C. Huber, P. Okun, M.R. Squillante, P. Waer, G. Entine, “New, High Performance Nuclear Spectroscopy System Using Si- PIN Diodes and CdTe Detectors,” IEEE Trans. on Nuc. Sci., Vol. 41, No. 4, August 1994., p. 1004-1008    https://doi.org/10.1109/23.322848

Papers referencing Amptek X-Ray/Gamma-Ray Detectors and Electronics

P. Jandovitz, C. Swanson, J. Matteucci, R. Oliver, J. Pearcy, and S. A. Cohen, “Demonstration of fast-electron populations in a low-pressure, low-power, magnetized RF plasma source.” Physics of Plasmas 25, 030702 (2018); doi: 10.1063/1.4998735.  https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4998735

C. Swanson, P. Jandovitz, and S. A. Cohen, “Using Poisson-regularized inversion of Bremsstrahlung emission to extract full electron energy distribution functions from x-ray pulse-height detector data.” AIP Advances 8, 025222 (2018)  https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5019572

Josilene C. Santos, Alessandra Tomal, Tânia A. Furquim, Agnes M. F. Fausto, Maria S. Nogueira, Paulo R. Costa, “Direct measurement of clinical mammographic x-ray spectra using a CdTe spectrometer,” Medical Physics, 26 May 2017.   https://doi.org/10.1002/mp.12287

Cesareo, R., A. Brunetti, “X-ray fluorescence – analysis of 19th century stamps”, X-ray Spectrometry 37, pp 260-264 (2008).  https://doi.org/10.1002/xrs.1011

Cohen, S. A., B. Berlinger, C. Brunkhorst, A. Brooks, N. Ferraro, D. P. Lundberg, A. Roach, and A. H. Glasser, “Formation of Collisionless High-ß Plasmas by Odd-Parity Rotating Magnetic Fields,” Physical Review Letters 98, pp 145002-1-4 (2007).  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.145002

Gerlach, M., M. Krumrey, L. Cibik. Et. Al., “A cryogenic electrical sustitution radiometer for hard X-rays”, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 580, pp 218-221 (2007).  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2007.05.088

Miceli, A., Thierry, R. et al.,”Comparison of simulated and measured spectra of an industrial 450 kV X-ray tube,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth., A 580, pp. 123-126, 2007.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2007.05.025

Moralles. M., Bonifacio. D.A.B., Bottaro, M., Pereira, M.A.G., “Monte Carlo and least-squares methods applied in unfolding of X-ray spectra measured with cadmium telluride detectors,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth., A 580, pp. 270-273, 2007.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2007.05.147

Miyajima, S., “Thin CdTe detector in diagnostic x-ray spectroscopy,” Medical Physics, Vol. 30 No. 5, May 2003.  https://doi.org/10.1118/1.1566388


Miyajima, S., Imagawa, K., Matsumoto, M., “An alignment method for mammographic X-ray spectroscopy under clinical conditions,” The British Journal of Radiology, 75 (2002), 763-766. 2002 The British Institute of Radiology  https://doi.org/10.1259/bjr.75.897.750763

Janssens, K., G. Vittiglio, I. Deraedt, A. Aerts, B. Vekemans, L. Vincze, F. Wei, I. Deryck, O. Schalm, F. Adams, A. Rindby, A. Kn¨ochel, A. Simionovici and A. Snigirev, "Use of Microscopic XRF for Non-destructive Analysis in Art and Archaeometry", X-Ray Spectrometry 29, 73-91, 2000.  https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-4539(200001/02)29:1<73::AID-XRS416>3.0.CO;2-M

Matsumoto, Massao, et al. “Direct measurement of mammographic x-ray spectra using CdZnTe detector,” Medical Physics 27 (7), July 2000. p.1490.  https://inis.iaea.org/search/searchsinglerecord.aspx?recordsFor=SingleRecord&RN=32056472

Vedantham, Srinivasan, et al. “Mammographic imaging with a small CCD-based digital cassette: Physical characteristics of a clinical system,” Medical Physics 27 (8), August 2000.   https://doi.org/10.1118/1.1286720

Vedantham, Srinivasan, et al. Full breast digital mammography with an amorphous silicon-based flat panel detector: Physical characteristics of a clinical prototype,” Medical Physics 27 (3), March 2000.  https://doi.org/10.1118/1.598895

Cesareo, R., G.E. Gigante, A. Castellano, “Thermoelectrically cooled semiconductor detects for non-destructive analysis of works of art by means of energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth., A428, pp. 171-181, 1999.  https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(99)00004-2

Abbas, K., J. Morel, M. Etcheverry, G. Nicolaou, “Use of miniature CdZnTe X/g detector in nuclear safeguards: characterization of spent nuclear fuel and uranium enrichment determination,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth., A405, pp. 153-158, 1998  https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(97)01143-1

Economou T., A. Turkevich, R. Rieder H. Wänke, “Determination of the Chemical Composition of Martian Soil and Rocks: The Alpha-Proton-X-ray Spectrometer,” http://astro.uchicago.edu/home/web/papers/economou/pathfinder/apxs.html.  https://doi.org/10.1029/96JE03918

Desai, U.D., J. Pantazis, and K. Shah, “Room Temperature Solid-State Detectors for Gamma Ray Burst Spectroscopy,” Astrophysics and Space Science, 231, p. 487-491, 1995.  https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00658677

Papers referencing Amptek Nuclear Instruments

Safavi-Naeini, M., M.L.F. Lerch, M. Petasecca, et. Al., “Evaluation of pixellated, back-sided planar photodetectors for high-resolution imaging instrumentation”, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 589, pp 259-267 (2008).https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2008.02.008

Nguyen, C.T., “Determining the ‘doubles’ count rate for AmLi sources”, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 580, pp 289-292 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2007.05.158

Möbius, E., D. Hovestadt, B. Klecker, L.M. Kistler, M.A. Popecki, et al, “The Solar Energetic Particle Ionic Charge Analyzer (SEPICA) and the Data Processing Unit (S3DPU) for SWICS, SWIMS and SEPICA,” http://www-ssg.sr.unh.edu/tof/Papers/SEPICA/SEPICA_LONG.pdf      https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-4762-0_17

Forrest, G.A., S.P. Lynch, “Soft X-ray detection system for the CATSAT small satellite,” http://www.catsat.sr.unh.edu/papers/utah1995.doc    https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/smallsat/1995/all1995/30/

Lefeuvre, F., M.P. Gough, et al., “The Wave Experiment Consortium, Cluster: mission, payload and supporting activities,” ESA SP-1159, pp 5- 15, 1993. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1993ESASP1159....5L

Amptek Space Papers

D.H. Brautigam, K.P. Ray, G.P. Ginet, D. Madden, “Specification of the Radiation Belt Slot Region: Comparison of the NASA AE8 Model with TSX5/CEASE Data”, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. Vol 51, No. 6, Dec 2004, p 3375 https://doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2004.840024

L.H. Krause, D.L. Cooke, C.L. Enloe, et al, “Survey of DSCS-III B7 Differential Surface Charging”, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. Vol 51, No. 6, Dec 2004, p 3399 https://doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2004.840838 

Redus, R.H., B.K Dichter, M.R. Oberhardt, J.O. McGarity, J. Dalcolmo, S. Woolf, A.C. Huber, J.A. Pantazis, “Design, Development, and Calibration of a High Energy Proton Telescope for Space Radiation Studies,”Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 482 p. 281-296 2002. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(01)01461-9

D.H. Brautigam, B.K. Dichter, K.P. Ray, W.R. Turnbull, D. Madden, A. Ling, E. Holeman, R.H. Redus, S. Woolf, “Solar Cycle Variation of Outer Belt Electron Dose at Low-Earth Orbit,” IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., Vol. 48, No 6, December 2001. https://doi.org/10.1109/23.983164

B.K. Dichter, W.R. Turnbull, D.H. Brautigam, K.P. Ray, R.H. Redus, “Initial On-Orbit Results From the Compact Environmental Anomaly Sensor (CEASE),” IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., Vol. 48, No 6, December 2001. https://doi.org/10.1109/23.983166

Dichter, B.K., J.O. McGarity, M.R. Oberhardt, V.T Jordanov, D.J. Sperry, A.C. Huber, J.A. Pantazis, E.G. Mullen, G. Ginet, and M.S. Gussenhoven, “Compact Environmental Anomaly Sensor (CEASE): A Novel Spacecraft Instrument for In Situ Measurements of Environmental Conditions,”IEEE Trans. on Nuc. Sci. Vol. 45 No. 6 December, 1998. https://doi.org/10.1109/23.736525

Gough, M.P., W.J. Burke, D.A. Hardy, C.Y. Huang, L.C. Gentile, A.G. Rubin, M.R. Oberhardt, A.T. Drobot, D.C. Thompson, and W.J. Raitt, “Megahertz Electron Modulations during TSS-1R,”GRL, Vol. 25, No. 4, p. 441-444, February 15, 1998. https://doi.org/10.1029/97GL03002

Gough, M.P., D.A. Hardy, W.J. Burke, M.R. Oberhardt, L.C. Gentile, C.Y. Huang, D.L. Cooke, W.J. Raitt, D.C. Thompson, W. McNeil, and K. Bounar, “Heating and Low-Frequency Modulation of Electrons Observed during Electron Beam Operations on TSS 1,”JGR,Vol. 102, No. A8, p 17,335-17357, 1997. https://doi.org/10.1029/97JA00801

Gough, M.P., M.R. Oberhardt, D.A. Hardy, B. McNeil, K. Bounar, D.C. Thompson, W.J. Raitt,”KiloHetrz Electron Modulations Measured by SPREE during DC Electron Gun Operations on STS-46,” In preparation forJGR,1996.

Gough, M.P., D.A. Hardy, M.R. Oberhardt, W.J. Burke, L.C. Gentile, B. McNeil, K. Bounar, D.C. Thompson, and W.J. Raitt, “Correlator Measurements of Megahertz Wave-Particle Interactions during Electron Beam Operations on STS-46,”JGR, Vol 100, p 21,561-21,575, 1995. https://doi.org/10.1029/95JA00679

Hardy, D.A., M.R. Oberhardt, W.J. Burke, D.C. Thompson, W.J. Raitt, and L.C. Gentile, “Observations of Electron Beam Propagation Perpendicular to the Earth’s Magnetic Field during the TSS-1 Mission,”JGR, Vol. 100, No. A11, p. 21,523-21,534, November 1, 1995. https://doi.org/10.1029/95JA00363

Katz, I., E. Melchioni, M.J. Mandell, M.R. Oberhardt, D.C. Thompson, T. Neubert, B.E. Gilchrist, and C. Bonifazi, “Observations of Ionospheric Heating in the TSS-1 Subsatellite Pre-Sheath,”JGR, Vol. 99, No. A5, pp. 8961-8969, 1994. https://doi.org/10.1029/94JA00379

Oberhardt, M.R., D.A. Hardy, W.E. Slutter, J.O. McGarity, D.J. Sperry, A.W. Everest III, A.C Huber, J.A. Pantazis, and M.P. Gough, “The Shuttle Potential and Return Electron Experiment (SPREE),”Il Nuovo Cimento, Vol 17C, N. 1, 67, 1994. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02506681

Oberhardt, M.R., D.A. Hardy, D.C. Thompson, W.J. Raitt, E. Melchioni, and C. Bonifazi, “Positive Spacecraft Charging as Measured by the Shuttle Potential and Return Electron Experiment,”IEEE Trans. on Nuc. Sci., Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 1532-1541, December 1993. https://doi.org/10.1109/23.273508

Hardy, D.A., D.M. Walton, A.D. Johnstone, M.F. Smith, M.P. Gough, A.C. Huber, J.A. Pantazis, and R. Burkhardt, “Low Energy Plasma Analyzer,”IEEE Trans. on Nuc. Sci., Vol. 40, No. 2, April 1993 https://doi.org/10.1109/23.212349

Violet, M.D., K. Lynch, R.H. Redus, et. al., “The Proton Telescope (PROTEL) On The CRRES Spacecraft,”IEEE Trans. Nuc. Sci.,Vol. NS-40, p. 242, April, 1993. https://doi.org/10.1109/23.212348

McGarity, J.O., A.C. Huber, J.A. Pantazis, M.R. Oberhardt, D.A. Hardy, and W.E. Slutter, 1992, “Compact Ion/Electron Analyzer for Spaceflight or Laboratory Use,”Rev. Sci. Instrum., Vol 63, p. 1973-1977, March 1992. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1143314

Gussenhoven, M.S., D.A. Hardy, F.J. Rich, E.G. Mullen, R.H. Redus, “Evidence That Polar Cap Arcs Occur On Open Field Lines,”J. Geomag. Geoelectr., Vol. 42, pp 737-751, 1990. https://doi.org/10.5636/jgg.42.737

Rich, F.J., D.A. Hardy, R.H. Redus, M.S. Gussenhoven, “Northward IMF And Patterns Of High Latitude Precipitation And Field-Aligned Currents: The February 1986 Storm,”JGR,Vol. 95, No. A6, pp. 7893-7913, June 1990. https://doi.org/10.1029/JA095iA06p07893

Redus, R, Gussenhoven, M.S., Hardy, D.A, Brautigam, D.H., “Deviations from the Average Patterns of Auroral Ion/Electron Precipitation,” SPI Conference Proceedings and Reprint Series, 7, Scientific Puplishers, 1989. https://www.osti.gov/biblio/5378232 

Papers referencing Amptek’s Space Instruments

Cooke, D.L., C.J. Roth, “The Digital Ion Drift-Meter on CHAMP; Status, Calibration, and Data,” presented at the American Geophysical Union, Spring 2002.  https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002AGUSMSM41C..12C/abstract

Figueroa, S.S., “Results from the Compact Environmental Anomaly Sensor (CEASE) on TSX-5”, presented at the American Geophysical Union, Fall 2002.  https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002AGUFMSM51A0511F/abstract

Ginet, G.P. “Space Weather: An Air Force Research Laboratory Perspective”, Chapter 18 in Space Storms and Space Weather Hazards, ed. I.A. Daglis, pp 437-47, 2001.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-0983-6_18

Cooke, D.L, et al, “Introducing the Digital Ion Drift Meter, DIDM,” presented at the American Geophysical Union, Fall 1999.

Gussenhoven, M.S., E. G. Mullen, D. H. Brautigam, “Improved understanding of the Earth’s radiation belts from the CRRES satellite,” IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 43, 353,1996.  https://doi.org/10.1109/23.490755

Gussenhoven, M.S., E. G. Mullen, D. H. Brautigam, E. Holeman, C. Jordan, F. Hanser and B.K. Dichter, “Preliminary comparison of dose measurements on CRRES to NASA model predictions”, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 38, 1655,1991.    https://doi.org/10.1109/23.124159