Hybrid linear array detectors for synchrotron radiation applications

Greaves, G. N. and Allinson, Nigel (1988) Hybrid linear array detectors for synchrotron radiation applications. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 273 (2-3). pp. 620-624. ISSN 0168-9002

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Abstract

A digital electronic glaziometer instrument for measuring the thicknesses of a glass panel and its constituent sheets and gaps is proposed. There is currently no reliable method or instrument for determining the thickness of individual glass plates or the distance between plates of an installed glass panel. A new device is proposed which uses a linear array detector to detect the positions of light beams reflected from the top and bottom surfaces of glass sheets. A breadboard model was built and experimental testing on a multi-glazed panel shows favorable results. Factors affecting instrument accuracy are discussed.

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Additional Information:A digital electronic glaziometer instrument for measuring the thicknesses of a glass panel and its constituent sheets and gaps is proposed. There is currently no reliable method or instrument for determining the thickness of individual glass plates or the distance between plates of an installed glass panel. A new device is proposed which uses a linear array detector to detect the positions of light beams reflected from the top and bottom surfaces of glass sheets. A breadboard model was built and experimental testing on a multi-glazed panel shows favorable results. Factors affecting instrument accuracy are discussed.
Keywords:Linear detectors, Radiation, Hybrid linear array, Radiation applications
Subjects:F Physical Sciences > F300 Physics
Divisions:College of Science > School of Computer Science
ID Code:4994
Deposited By: Tammie Farley
Deposited On:20 Apr 2012 11:24
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 09:05

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