Evaluation of a Fabricated Charge Sensitive Amplifier for a Semiconductor Radiation Detector

  • Received : 2010.04.26
  • Accepted : 2010.05.21
  • Published : 2010.06.30


A CSA(Charge Sensitive Amplifier) was designed and fabricated for application in a radiation detection system based on a semiconductor detector such as Si, SiC, CdZnTe and etc.. A fabricated hybrid.type CSA was evaluated by comparison with a commercially available CSA. A comparison was performed by using calculation of ENC (Equivalent Noise Charge) and by using energy resolutions of fabricated radiation detectors based on Si. In energy resolution comparison, a fabricated CSA showed almost the same performance compared with a commercial one. In this study, feasibility of a fabricated CSA was discussed.


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