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Search Patents by Alex Smolyanitsky

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Line drawing of high efficiency photon detection

High Efficiency Photon Detection

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Alex Smolyanitsky
Patent Description A detection pixel includes a material that is chosen so that its (averaged) atomic number density leads to the Compton process being the dominant scattering mechanism in response to incident photons, leading to production of Compton electrons with sufficient number and kinetic