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A vacuum tube containing a photosensitive area, or target, and an electron gun to read the signal from the target. The silicon target consists of a two-dimensional array of Si-photodiodes having a common cathode and isolated anodes. Irradiation of the target causes the production of electron-hole pairs which, by recombination, leads to a depletion of the surface charge.
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PAC, 1995, 67, 1745 (Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis-XI. Detection of radiation (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1757
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
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