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Hitachi High-Tech Science America, Inc.

Diamond Light Source Synchrotron Facility

Technologically Advanced Silicon Drift Detectors

  • Exceptional Rise Time: < 25 ns
  • Outstanding Throughput: Output count rates > 5 Mcps per channel
  • Superior Energy Resolution: < 230 eV at 3 Mcps (OCR)
  • Unique Sensor Thickness: 0.5 mm, 1.0 mm, and 2.0 mm available

A Variety of Configurations

A Variety of Configurations
Sensor Thickness 0.5, 1.0, and 2.0 mm
Active Areas 50, 65, and 100 mm2
Probe Lengths From 60 mm to over 600 mm
Sensor Arrays and Designs Single, Multiple, Planar, Focused
Environments Air, Vacuum, UHV, and He
Number of Sensors Single: Vortex, Vortex-60EX, Vortex-90EX, Vortex-EM
Three: Vortex-ME-3
Four: Vortex-ME-4
Seven: Vortex-ME-7

Hitachi Vortex Silicon Drift Detector effectiveness


Many of the most successful research and development companies in the world trust Hitachi High-Tech equipment for the following applications:

  • X-ray spectroscopy
  • X-ray fluorescence measurements
  • X-ray microscopy and x-ray analysis
  • Synchrotron radiation applications
  • Process control
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Spent fuel measurement and verification

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