We are a I 0-member group at Brandeis focused on developing and describing state-of-the-art x-ray detectors for applications in structural biology and medical imaging. This involves the design and fabrication of hardware, electronics, and software for data-collection and data-processing. Design criteria include: (1) a large area, (2) fast readout, (3) large dynamic range and (4) high spatial resolution. A four-module detector is under construction for the NSLS, to be used at beamlines X25 and X12-C. Objectives: This system will be installed during the first grant year. This detector will be characterized and improvements will be sought to the engineering of the detector, the readout logic and electronics, and, in cooperation with the software development project (9.c. 1. 1), integration with beamline and data-collection software. After the 4-module detector project is finished, we expect to continue development of CCD-based detectors in two areas that we believe offer exciting possibilities: (1) detectors with considerably faster readout for time-resolved and Laue-diffraction investigations, and (2) detectors based on large-area CCDs.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Type
Biotechnology Resource Grants (P41)
Project #
7P41RR012408-02
Application #
6123520
Study Section
Project Start
1998-10-02
Project End
1999-08-31
Budget Start
1997-10-01
Budget End
1998-09-30
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
1998
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Department
Type
DUNS #
027579460
City
Upton
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
11973
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