Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

Spectroscopic Detectors

Spectroscopic Detectors
Vortex SSDs Amptek (CdZnTe) Canberra (Ge)
Readout Electronics    

EPICS software support for XIA's Saturn and XMAP modules can be found here: dxpDoc.

EPICS software support for Quantum's Xspress3 can be found here at Diamond's Controls group.

This version has been modified to support use support of areaDetector2. Specifically it requires AD2-3 or higher.

Vortex Silicon Drift Diodes
Vortex and Vortex-EX
The Vortex detector is a single-element silicon drift driode detector which has a 50 mm^2 area. The Detector Pool has two short snout and four long snout (EX) units available for loan. All but one units from the Detector Pool has XIA Saturn electronics as part of the power supply box.
DP Single Element Vortex User Guide
Users Manual
Hitachi High-Technologies Science America
Vortex ME4
The Vortex ME4 is the 4-element SDD model. The Detector Pool has two units available for loan. System comes with a set of XIA XMAP readout electronics and control computer.
DP ME4 User Guide
Users Manual
Hitachi High-Technologies Science America
Vortex ME4 1 mm thick SDD & ASIC preamplifers
The Detector Pool has one unit available for loan. This model has a thicker sensor and a new preamp (i.e., Cube ASIC) for increased count-rate throughput. The system comes with Quantum Detectors Xspress3 electronics and control computer.
DP ME4 1mm thick SDD User Guide
Hitachi High-Technologies Science America
Diamond's Xspress3 EPICS Driver
Detector Pool's version of Xspress3 EPICS Driver*.

*This version has been modified to support areaDetector 2. It make uses of plugins in areaDetector 2-3 and is only dependent on areaDetector.

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Amptek CdZnTe
The Detector Pool has one Amptek XR-100C unit available for loan.
User Manual
Amptek

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Canberra (Ge)
The Detector Pool has one 12" snout and two four inch snout units available for loan. These are Ultra-LEGe detectors with 100 mm^2 area and 10 mm thick.
Users Manual
Canbera

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Readout Electronics
XIA Saturn & XMAP
The Detector Pool has three Saturn (1-channel) units available for loan. Each Vortex ME4 comes with an XMAP.
Users Manual (Saturn)
Users Manual (XMAP)
XIA
Canberra AMP/TCA/AIM Modules
We have an assortment of Canberra NIM modules (e.g., Amp/TCA 2016, ACD 9635, AIM 556).
Canbera

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