Monday 01 December 2008
New PG detector manifold inside the IRIS tank (Nov '07)
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A new graphite-analyser detector bank and associated data-acquisition electronics were installed and commissioned on IRIS.
This upgrade has led to significant improvements in instrument performance including much-improved short- and long-term stability, a tenfold reduction in detector sensitivity to cryomagnet operation on OSIRIS, and a twofold increase in detected count rate.
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