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Extended specification

Circular microchannel plates


46 mm, 50 mm, 56 mm and 87 mm microchannel plates

Parameter, unit

Microchannel plate type

MCP 46-12

MCP 50-10

Rimmed MCP 50-10

MCP 50-15

MCP 56-15

Rimmed MCP 56-15

MCP 70-15

MCP 87-12

Reference value

Geometrics

Outer diameter D, mm

46,0 49,5 50 56 70,25 87

Active area diameter DA, mm

44 48,5 41,5 47,5 54 48 68,0 77,5

Contact electrode DC, mm

45 49 48,5 55 - 85

Thickness L, mm

0,48 0,5 0,775 0,75 0,72

Channel bias angle θ, degrees

5° to 9° 6° to 9°
11° to 13
7° to 10° 9° to 12°

Допуск плоскостности торцевых поверхностей, мм

0,075 0,05

End surface flatness tolerance, mm

0,030 0,05 0,03

Solid border width, mm

- - 2 - - 2 - -

Chamfer width, mm

0,35

Structural parameters

Channel diameter, µm

12 10 15 12

Center-to-center spacing, µm

15 12,2 to 12,5 19 15

Contact electrode material

Chrome

Identification mark indicates channel bias direction

Input

Electrical parameters

Nominal voltage at gain 104, V

1100 1200

MCP resistance, ×108Ω

0,5-10 0,25-2,5 0,5-10 0,5-2,5 0,05-0,5

Dark current density, A/cm2

1×10-12 1×10-13 1×10-12 3×10-13 -


Rectangular microchannel plates

Parameter, unit

Microchannel plate type

MCP 36×36

MCP 43×63

MCP 54×54-15

MCP 54×54-6

MCP 30×90

MCP 70×90

MCP 100×100-15

Reference value

Geometrics

Overall dimension А×А1, mm

36×36 62,9×42,9 54,5×54,5 54,5×54,5 90×30 90,0×70,0 100×100

Active area dimension В×В1, mm

34×34 59,00×39, По диагонали 75,5 53×53 89×29 86×66 96×96

Contact electrode dimension С×С1, mm

- 61,7×41,7 54×54 53,9×53,9 80×20 89,1×69,2 98,4×98,4

Thickness L, mm

0,6 0,775 0,7 0,4 0,9 1 1,15

Channel bias angle θ, degrees

6° to 10° 5° to 15°

End surface flatness tolerance, mm

- 0,045 0,05 0,05 0,05 0,075 0,10

End surface parallelity tolerance, mm

- 0,020 0,02 0,04 0,02 0,020 0,02

Chamfer, mm

- 0,3 0,3 0,15 0,18 0,3 0,5

Structural parameters

Channel diameter, µm

12 15 6 15

Center-to-center spacing, µm

15 19 8 19

MCP open area ratio

- 0,59 0,70 0,59

Contact electrode material

Chrome

Identification mark indicates channel bias direction

Input

Electrical parameters

Nominal voltage at gain 104, V

1100 1100 1200 - - 1200 1200

Gain at MCP voltage 900 V

- - - 1000 - - -

Gain at MCP voltage 800 V

- - - - 1000 - -

MCP resistance, ×108Ω

0,5-5 0,2-10 0,5-4 0,3-1 0,5-2,5 0,2-10 0,2-10

Dark current density, A/cm2

1×10-12 1×10-13 - 1×10-12 2×10-13


Microchannel plates with a shaped contact electrode

Parameter, unit

Microchannel plate type

Rimmed MCP 25-10

Rimmed MCP 25-12

Reference value

Geometrics

Outer diameter D, mm

32

Active area diameter DA, mm

25,5

Contact electrode dimension, mm:

R1

13

R2

14,4

R3

15,5

b1

13

b2

6

Thickness L, mm

0,38
0,46
0,46

Channel bias angle θ, degrees

End surface flatness tolerance, mm

0,045

End surface parallelity tolerance, mm

0,02

Solid border width, mm

1,8

Chamfer width, mm

0,014 to 0,18

Structural parameters

Channel diameter, µm

9,5 12

Center-to-center spacing, µm

12,1 to 12,9
11,5 to 15,6
15

Contact electrode material

Chrome

Identification mark indicates channel bias direction

Input

Electrical parameters

Operating voltage at gain 103, V

850

Nominal voltage at gain 104, V

1200

MCP resistance, ×108Ω

1,0-5,0


Microchannel plates with central hole

Parameter, unit

Microchannel plate type

MCP 35-15

MCP 50-15

Reference value

Geometrics

Outer diameter D1, mm

32,7 56

Hole diameter D2, mm

7,45 24

Active area ring limited by diameters DA1- DA2, mm

26,7-9 54,2-26,8

Contact electrode ring limited by diameters DC1- DC2, mm

31,8-8,1 50-28,5

Thickness L, mm

0,7 0,75

Channel bias angle θ, degrees

5° to 9°

End surface flatness tolerance, mm

0,075

End surface parallelity tolerance, mm

0,02

Solid border width, mm

lsb1

1,5 1,8

lsb2

0,75 1,8

Chamfer width, mm

0,014 to 0,18

Structural parameters

Channel diameter, µm

15

Center-to-center spacing, µm

19

Contact electrode material

Chrome

Identification mark indicates channel bias direction

Input

Electrical parameters

Nominal voltage at gain 104, V

1100

MCP resistance, ×108Ω

1-10

Dark current density, A/cm2

2,2×10-13

Arc shaped microchannel plates

Parameter, unit

Microchannel plate type

MCP 43.5LR

MCP 50LR

Reference value

Geometrics

Outer radius R1, mm

43,5 50

Hole radius R2, mm

33 17

Active area radius, mm

R3

40,5 47

R4

36 20

Contact electrode radius, mm

R5

43,0 49,5

R6

33,5 17,5

Thickness L, mm

1

Arc segment, degrees

θ1

118°
112°

θ2

118°
112°

Channel bias angle θ, degrees

End surface flatness tolerance, mm

0,03

End surface parallelity tolerance, mm

0,03

Solid border , mm

Отсутствует

Chamfer width, mm

0,13

Structural parameters

Channel diameter, µm

25

Center-to-center spacing, µm

32

Contact electrode material

Chrome

Identification mark indicates channel bias direction

Input

Electrical parameters

Gain at MCP voltage 1000 V

10000

MCP resistance, ×106Ω

4-6 5-11

Gain uniformity,%

30