Postacceleration detector

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DRAFT DEFINITION
Postacceleration detector
A detector in which the charged particles are accelerated to a high velocity and impinge on a conversion dynode, emitting secondary electrons. The electrons are accelerated onto a phosphor screen, which emits photons that are in turn detected using a photomultiplier or other photon detector.
Related Term(s): Daly detector
Reference(s):

PSI-MS:

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/MS_1000351
This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment.

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