By Topic

Recent Photomultiplier Developments at RCA

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Matheson, Robert M. ; Radio Corporation of America Electronic Components and Devices Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Data on transit time and rise time for numerous types of photomultipliers are presented. Two new photomultipliers designed to provide superior time resolution are discussed. The properties of existing types designed for energy spectroscopy are reviewed. New types designed to reduce dark noise due to radioactive contaminants, dark current, and leakage are described and performance data presented. Some of the advantages of the K2CsSb photocathode are shown. The development of photomultipliers for severe environments is reviewed. Two new families of tubes for this service are described.

Published in:

Nuclear Science, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:11 ,  Issue: 3 )