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Semiconductor Detector Systems

Semiconductor Detector Systems

by Helmuth Spieler


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ISBN-13: 9780198527848
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 10/20/2005
Series: Series on Semiconductor Science and Technology Series , #12
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Helmuth Spieler
2546 Carmelita Way
Pinole, CA 94564
PhD 1974 in nuclear physics at Technical University Munich.
1975-1981 Gesellschaft für Schwerionforschung (GSI), Darmstadt.
Since 1981 at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Senior Physicist in the Physics Division.
Extensive experience both as a user and designer of advanced detector systems, primarily in high energy physics. Over two decades experience in developing novel semiconductor detector systems for forefront experiments. Is internationally known for his lectures on detectors, signal processing, and electronics. Has served as a technical and project reviewer for major detectors in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, both for high energy physics and astrophysics experiments.

Table of Contents

0. Preface
1. Detector systems overview
2. Signal formation and acquisition
3. Electronic noise
4. Signal processing
5. Elements of digital electronics and signal processing
6. Transistors and amplifiers
7. Radiation effects
8. Detector systems
9. Why things don't work
A. Semiconductor device technology
B. Phasors and complex algebra in electrical circuits
C. Equivalent circuits
D. Feedback amplifiers
E. The diode equation
F. Electrical effects of impurities and defects
G. Bipolar transistor equations

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