Springer Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg
Series: Materials/ Optical & Electronic Materials     

Cover photo of Semiconductor Radiation Detectors by G. Lutz

Semiconductor Radiation Detectors
Device Physics
Lutz, Gerhard
1st ed. 1999. 2nd printing, 2007, XI, 353 p. 167 illus., Softcover
ISBN: 978-3-540-71678-5

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About this book

Starting from basic principles, the author, whose own contributions to these developments have been significant, describes the rapidly growing field of modern semiconductor detectors used for energy and position measurement radiation. This development was stimulated by requirements in elementary particle physics where it has led to important scientific discoveries. It has now spread to many other fields of science and technology. The book is written in a didactic way and includes an introduction to semiconductor physics. The working principles of semiconductor radiation detectors are explained in an intuitive way, followed by formal quantitative analysis. Broad coverage is also given to electronic signal readout and to the subject of radiation damage. The book is the first to comprehensively cover the semiconductor radiation detectors currently in use. It is useful as a teaching guide and as a reference work for research and applications.

Written for:
Students and researchers, engineers

From the reviews:

“(This) book is the first comprehensive review specifically oriented to applications of planar silicon technology for radiation detectors and front-end electronics. ... This book has a lot of useful problems, with solutions, which encourage deeper understanding of detector technologies.”
A. Rozenfeld, The Physicist, 2000

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