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X-ray Detectors Quiz

  1. The PCA on RXTE is a

  2. Scintillators work by converting X-ray energy into:

  3. These devices detect X-rays by the temperature pulses they generate in a small absorber which is cooled to a fraction of a kelvin.

  4. They have been used in a wider range of particle and photon detection systems than any other kind of detector.

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