EIGER2 X CdTe 16M

This large-area X-ray detector, EIGER2 X CdTe 16M, is optimally suited for diffraction of strongly absorbing materials or high-energy macromolecular crystallography. With its surface area of 311 x 327 mm2, it is one of the largest commercially available high-energy photon-counting systems, alongside the EIGER2 XE CdTe 16M. This detector combines the best of Hybrid Photon Counting (HPC) technology with direct conversion in a cadmium-telluride sensor.

Specifications EIGER2 X CdTe 16M

Number of detector modules (W x H) 4 x 8
Active area (W x H) [mm²] 311.1 x 327.2
Pixel size [µm²] 75 x 75
Total number of pixels 4,148 x 4,362 = 18,093,576
Gap width vertical / horizontal [pixels]* 12 / 38
Energy-discriminating thresholds 2
Count-rate capability [photons/s/pixel] 10⁷
Maximum frame rate [Hz] 130
Point-spread function [pixels] 1 (FWHM)
Cadmium-telluride sensor thickness [µm] 750
Data format HDF5 / NeXus
Dimensions (W x H x D) [mm³] 400 x 430 x 500
Weight [kg] 55
Photon energy [keV] Up to 100

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

The EIGER2 XE CdTe 16M offers a higher frame rate (up to 550 Hz) for the same detector size.


All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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