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X-ray detectors: integration of large area Medipix systems for Sirius

Grant number: 14/50785-7
Support type:Research Grants - Innovative Research in Small Business - PIPE
Duration: August 01, 2015 - November 30, 2016
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Electrical Engineering - Electrical, Magnetic and Electronic Measurements, Instrumentation
Cooperation agreement: FINEP - PIPE/PAPPE Grant
Principal researcher:Sidney Luiz Alessi Carrara
Grantee:Sidney Luiz Alessi Carrara
Company:Equatorial Sistemas S/A
City: São José dos Campos


In this project we will develop four prototypes of large-area detector instruments, two with a 12-chip screen (detector head with one 6x2-chip detector module) and two with a 36-chip screen (combining three modules in the detector head). We will conduct thermal, reliability and radiation analyses, design the equipment thermal and humidity control system, design, manufacture and assemble the electronic circuit boards, manufacture the devices and hardware for thermal stabilization and packaging of the instrument, integrate it, and proceed to functional and environmental tests. (AU)

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