4. X-Ray Detectors

  1. Bob B. He

Published Online: 12 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470502648.ch4

Two-Dimensional X-Ray Diffraction

Two-Dimensional X-Ray Diffraction

How to Cite

He, B. B. (2009) X-Ray Detectors, in Two-Dimensional X-Ray Diffraction, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470502648.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470227220

Online ISBN: 9780470502648



  • X-ray detectors and X-ray detection technology;
  • detective quantum efficiency (DQE), count rate, linearity, and energy resolution;
  • area detectors - photon-counting detectors and integrating detectors


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History of X-Ray Detection Technology

  • Point Detectors in Conventional Diffractometers

  • Characteristics of Point Detectors

  • Line Detectors

  • Characteristics of Area Detectors

  • Types of Area Detectors

  • References