|IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS 2013|
|Microchannel plate (MCP)|
Thin plate that contains a closely spaced array of channels each of which acts as a continuous dynode particle multiplier. A fast charged or neutral particle, or a photon, that strikes the plate causes a cascade of secondary electrons that ultimately exits the opposite side of the plate.
V. I. Dukhanov, A. G. Zelenkov, A. A. Kurashov, I. B. Mazurov, Y. F. Rodionov, I. N. Serikov, V. P. Tarasevich. J. Radioanal. Chem. 58, 161 (1980). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02533783 )
|From Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.|