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Microchannel Plates Quiz

  1. X-rays interact with the channel plate glass and electrodes via what process?

  2. MCPs are greatly affected by external magnetic fields.

  3. Typical gains from multi-MCP configurations are in the range:

  4. In general, MCPs do not have good energy resolution.

  5. In general, the overall time resolution of an MCP detector system on a space mission is limited by what?

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