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Latest Silicon photomultiplier Stories

2008-11-05 12:00:09

Vertilon Corporation (http://www.vertilon.com) announced today that it has launched the SIB2316 sensor interface board for the SensL SPMArray 16 element silicon photomultiplier (SiPM) array. The first of its kind product supports up to two SPMArrays and provides the necessary interface and signal processing circuitry to capture high speed pulsed optical events such as those found in PET, SPECT, and radiation detection applications. Designed in cooperation with SensL (http://www.sensl.com),...


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