The Cheetah, a single electron sensitive retractable detector has been recognized as an excellent solution for the microscopy society for various applications from basic electron diffraction (ED) experiments to uses in techniques such as Precession Electron Diffraction, 4D STEM (scanningTEM), cryo-EM and 3D ED Tomography, where standard CCD and CMOS detectors lack the competence to capture the information these methods can give.
This technology is based on sophisticated read-out ASICs, called Medipix/Timepix, where high resolution timing and spectral information of particles can be obtained. Get to know the hybrid pixel detector.
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