L.M. Montano and M. Fontaine, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, cdmx
Scintillation detector, Time resolution, Geiger-mode Avalanche Photodiode (G-APD), Silicon photomultiplier (SiPM)
Scintillator detector have been used in a wide range of experiments in different areas: Nuclear and High Energy Physics, Medicine, and Radiation Security among others. It is common to use scintillator counters coupled to Photomultiplier Tubes (PMT) as a read out detectors. Nowadays, there has been a great interest in using the Silicon Photomultipliers (PMSi) as a replacement for PMT’s due to their high photon detection efficiency (PDE) and their high single photon time resolution (SPTR). The fast the signal is detected, the whole detection system will be useful to search for new physics.
J-Series High PDE and Timing Resolution, TSV Package USER MANUAL, SensL.
J. W. Zhao et al., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment 823, 41 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2016.03.106.
P. W. Cattaneo et al., IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 61, 2657 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2014.2347576
P. Eckert et al., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 620, 217 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2010.03.169
G. F. Knoll, Radiation Detection and Measurement, Wiley, India (2010).
W. R. Leo, Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments: A How-To Approach, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (1994).