Assembling the Detector Array

I’ve been assembling and characterizing the new imaging array, which currently contains ten of the sixteen total high-energy particle detectors.
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The imaging array and source haven’t yet been mounted into the new tomographic platform, and so I acquired the first (quick) data from this array — a 1D absorbance image of a grape:

grape_dimensions

With the absorbance data for each channel here:

Absorbance of the Grape_400

More information is available on the project buildlog. I also had a bit of fun putting together a video for this year’s Hackaday Prize for a trip to space, with the quarterfinals this past week:

Thanks for reading!