EIGER2 R CdTe 500K

The EIGER2 R CdTe 500K puts all the advantages of Hybrid Photon Counting (HPC) technology and the high quantum efficiency of a cadmium-telluride sensor into a highly affordable form. This detector combines a large active area (77 x 39 mm2) for great versatility, small pixels for high resolution, and unsurpassed count rates for accurate measurements of even the highest intensities. Its dual energy discrimination, in combination with simultaneous read/write, allows for extensive background suppression and a high dynamic range at the same time. Maintenance-free and featuring optional vacuum compatibility, the EIGER2 R CdTe 500K is an upgrade on any scientific instrument for high-energy Single-Crystal or X-ray Powder Diffraction, SAXS/WAXS, and microCT Imaging.

Specifications EIGER2 R CdTe 500K

Number of detector modules (W x H) 1
Active area (W x H) [mm²] 77.1 x 38.4
Pixel size [µm²] 75 x 75
Total number of pixels 1,028 x 512 = 526,336
Gap width vertical / horizontal* [pixels] - / -
Photon energy [keV] 8 - 24.2
Threshold energy [keV] 4 - 30
Energy-discriminating thresholds 2
Maximum frame rate [Hz] 100
Counter depth [bit/threshold] 2 x 16
Acquisition mode simultaneous read/write with zero dead time
Maximum count rate [cps/mm²] 9.8 x 10⁸
Point-spread function [pixels] 1 (FWHM)
Dimensions (W x H x D) [mm³] 114 x 92 x 242
Weight [kg] 3.7
Optional vacuum compatibility yes

* Plus a 2-pixel vertical gap in each module.


All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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