The outstanding performance of the PILATUS3 X Hybrid Photon Counting (HPC) detectors now is available with the high-energy detection capability of cadmium telluride (CdTe) sensor material. The PILATUS3 X CdTe is the first large-area, single-photon counting detector offering highly efficient detection up to 100 keV. This makes the unique properties of the PILATUS3 detector technology available for hard X-ray applications without compromises.
DECTRIS Instant Retrigger technology and superior product development have delivered a breakthrough in count-rate capability and stability for CdTe — with less than 1% signal variation at 2.5 × 106 photons/s/pixel over a period of several hours. Noise-free single-photon counting plus a 20-bit counter and direct conversion allow weak signals next to strong peaks to be measured with best possible signal-to-noise ratio. Time-resolved and scanning-beam experiments take advantage of frame rates of up to 500 Hz with sub-millisecond readout times — free of image lag. With the PILATUS3 X CdTe detector series, the hard X-ray community’s wait has ended. Be the first to realize your scientific vision with this unique technology!
"The PILATUS3 CdTe detector allows us to measure diffuse scattering data from strongly absorbing samples. These measurements are only possible with a low noise, high dynamic range detector with sufficient efficiency at the required high X-ray energies."
Alexei Bosak, ESRF, Nov. 2014
With its 25x28 cm2 surface, the PILATUS3 X CdTe 2M detector is the largest commercially available high-energy photon-counting detector. Read more
The PILATUS3 X CdTe 1M detector system provides a large area detector for challenging high-energy experiments not requiring the largest available detection surface. Read more
Realize your high-energy experiment with a quantum efficiency of 80% at an X-ray energy of 80 keV without readout noise or dark current. Read more
With more than 25x3 cm detection area the PILATUS3 X CdTe 300K-W provides the optimal shape for WAXS studies at high energies. Read more
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