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Micro-channel plate detector

United States Patent

September 22, 2015
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A method and system for providing a micro-channel plate detector. An anodized aluminum oxide membrane is provided and includes a plurality of nanopores which have an Al coating and a thin layer of an emissive oxide material responsive to incident radiation, thereby providing a plurality of radiation sensitive channels for the micro-channel plate detector.
Elam; Jeffrey W. (Elmhurst, IL), Lee; Seon W. (Westmont, IL), Wang; Hsien-Hau (Downers Grove, IL), Pellin; Michael J. (Naperville, IL), Byrum; Karen (Batavia, IL), Frisch; Henry J. (Chicago, IL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
13/ 032,395
February 22, 2011
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST The United States Government claims certain rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357 between the U.S. Department of Energy and UChicago Argonne, LLC, representing Argonne National Laboratory.