Who says the photomultiplier has been replaced by silicon devices?
Jun 4, 2013
A white paper from ET Enterprises
Since the advent of practical silicon photo-detectors more than 20 years ago, people in the industry have been predicting with increasing frequency the imminent demise of the photomultiplier. Seen as being based on outdated technology, difficult to use and requiring high voltages to operate, the days of the photomultiplier are apparently numbered. Or are they?