The PILATUS3 R CdTe X-ray detector series combines the advantages of noise-free single-photon counting with the benefits of direct detection of hard X-rays in large cadmium telluride (CdTe) sensors. Direct detection in a hybrid pixel results in sharper signals and better spatial resolution than scintillator-based detectors. The CdTe X-ray detector also provides almost 100% efficiency for Mo, Ag, and In radiation. Combined with noise-free single-photon counting, these capabilities permit the DECTRIS CdTe X-ray detector to achieve new levels of sensitivity and accuracy in the laboratory.
Laboratory X-ray sources, particularly for hard X-rays, are much weaker than at the synchrotron and longer exposure times are required. Thanks to the absence of dark current and readout noise, PILATUS3 R detectors outperform all other technologies. Single-photon counting is also free of other sources of noise and inaccuracy intrinsic to charge-integrating CMOS detectors. DECTRIS Instant Retrigger technology’s fast counting electronics, plus accurate count rate correction provide a wide linear range, fully compatible with all laboratory applications and advanced X-ray sources.
The PILATUS3 R CdTe detector series offers high-efficiency direct detection and noise-free single-photon counting — a winning combination for your laboratory.
The PILATUS3 R CdTe 300K brings the advantages of HPC technology and direct detection in CdTe to high-energy applications such as charge density studies or CD-SAXS. Read more
The PILATUS3 R 300K-W features a 254 mm wide and 34 mm high active area for scanning of wide objects in imaging or non-destructive testing. Read more
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