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64 CSA (-320fC to +400fC), S&H, 10bit ADC per channel, outputs digitized pulse height and trigger

Keywords: Gamma ray imager/polarimeter for solar flares (GRIPS)

Product Features

DetectorsGermanium (Ge)
ApplicationImaging, Spectroscopy, Tracking
Number of inputs64
Input charge range-320 fC to +400 fC
Shaping time4.3 µs/4.8 μs (VA), 100 ns/200 ns (TA)
Nominal capacitive load35 pF
Equivalent Noise Charge (ENC)250e + 1.4e/pF
Trigger thresholdAdjustable
Trigger outputsCommon trigger output for all channels
OutputsSerial digitized pulse height
Test and calibrationCalibration circuit and ADC test circuit
Power consumption12.7mW / channel


  • A. Shih, et al., 2012, "The Gamma-Ray Imager/Polarimeter for Solar flares (GRIPS)", Proc. SPIE 8443, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2012: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 84434H (September 7, 2012), DOI: 10.1117/12.926450