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An intrinsic semiconductor has no impurity levels in its band gap, so there is little thermally-activated current in reverse bias, especially when the detector is cooled with liquid nitrogen. An incident x-ray causes the excitation of electrons from the valence band into the conduction band, with an average energy per pair that is somewhat greater than the energy of the band gap. The high voltage of the reverse bias causes the electrons and holes to drift to their appropriate electrodes, providing a pulse of current through the diode.
99999. If the incident angle of an x-ray from vacuum to the material is less than a critical angle, total reflection will occur. These critical angles are small, of order 1°, so the x-ray beam makes only a glancing angle to the surface of the mirror. This sets stringent requirements over a substantial length of the surface of the mirror. For xray beams of narrow divergence and small diameters, as are typical of synchrotron undulator beams, curved K–B mirrors are practical for focusing the beam.
This causes the appearance of a low-energy tail on a spectrum from monochromatic radiation. 74 keV. If a silicon atom deep within the diode is ionized, most of this energy is eventually converted into electron-hole pairs and this presents no problem. 74 keV energy may escape from the detector. Secondary “escape peaks” 32 1 Diffraction and the X-Ray Powder Diffractometer Fig. 18 Experimental configuration for a solid state detector. The cold volume of the cryostat is typically near the temperature of liquid nitrogen therefore appear in the energy spectrum from a Si[Li] detector.