Chapter 3. Monochromators and Detectors

  1. J. García Solé,
  2. L.E. Bausá and
  3. D. Jaque

Published Online: 22 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470016043.ch3

An Introduction to the Optical Spectroscopy of Inorganic Solids

An Introduction to the Optical Spectroscopy of Inorganic Solids

How to Cite

Solé, J. G., Bausá, L.E. and Jaque, D. (2005) Monochromators and Detectors, in An Introduction to the Optical Spectroscopy of Inorganic Solids, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470016043.ch3

Author Information

  1. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 18 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470868850

Online ISBN: 9780470016046

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Keywords:

  • monochromators;
  • dispersion;
  • detectors;
  • signal-to-noise ratio;
  • digital oscilloscope;
  • multichannel analyzers;
  • streak camera and autocorrelator;
  • basic parameters;
  • optical multichannel analyzer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Monochromators

  • Detectors

  • The Photomultiplier

  • Optimization of the Signal-to-Noise Ratio

  • Detection of Pulses

  • Advanced Topics: The Streak Camera and the Autocorrelator

  • Exercises

  • References and Further Reading