Product Description

Keywords: ASTRO-H, hard x-ray imager (HXI)


  • M. Kokubun, et al., 2010, “Hard x-ray imager (HXI) for the ASTRO-H Mission”, Proc. SPIE 7732, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2010: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 773215 (30 July 2010), DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2014.05.127

Product Features

Detectors CdTe, CZT
Application Imaging, Spectroscopy, Tracking
Number of inputs 32
Input charge range ±5.5 fC
Shaping time 3 μs (VA), 0.6μs/1.2μs (TA)
Nominal capacitive load 6 pF
Equivalent Noise Charge (ENC) 77e at nominal capacitive load
Trigger threshold Adjustable
Trigger outputs Common trigger output for all channels
Outputs Serial digitized pulse height
Test and calibration Calibration circuit and ADC test circuit
Power consumption 1mW / channel