Study on Position-Sensitive Anode in Photon Counting Imaging Detector

LIU Yongan1,2 LI Linsen1,2 LIU Zhe1 QIANG Pengfei1,2 LIU Duo1,2 SHENG Lizhi1 TIAN Jinshou1 ZHAO Baosheng1

(1.State Key Laboratory of Transient Optics and Photonics, Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China 710119)
(2.University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China 100049)

【Abstract】Wedge and strip anode (WSA) is one of the charge division anodes. In the photon counting imaging detector, the role of the WSA is to decode the incident position of photon events. The anode performance parameters have an important influence on the imaging performance of the detector. The inter-electrode capacitance of WSA is studied, and its calculation formula is obtained by the theoretical model. The WSA panel with different parameters is designed and prepared. The relationship of cycle length, insulation gap width, anode collecting area, and substrate material with the anode inter-electrode capacitance is analyzed. Test results show that the inter-electrode capacitance is in accordance with the theoretical calculation result and the deviation between calculated value and test value is within 10%.

【Keywords】 detectors; photon counting imaging; wedge and strip anode; inter-electrode capacitance; spatial resolution;


【Funds】 National Natural Science Foundation of China (61471357, 10878005)

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CN: 31-1252/O4

Vol 37, No. 04, Pages 55-61

April 2017


Article Outline


  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Inter-electrode capacitance of WSA
  • 3 Experiment test
  • 4 Conclusions
  • References