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2023 R&D 100 Award - Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging Detector (HXI)

Category: Mechanical/Materials
Developers: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Co-Developers: National Institute of Standards, Boulder, CO; University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
United States

Product Description: The hyperspectral x-ray imaging (HXI) detector provides ultra-sensitive elemental and chemical composition analysis with nanoscale spatial resolution for a wide range of materials. HXI delivers a new capability in energy resolution and efficiency for material analysis in scanning electron microscopes, allowing researchers to measure material signatures at the nanoscale.


Created August 23, 2023, Updated February 2, 2024