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Comparison between the EUV performances of cryogenically cooled CCDs and a MAMA detector
Author(s): Giampiero Naletto; Giuseppe Tondello; Paolo Villoresi; Giovanni Bonanno; Antonio Cali; Rosario Di Benedetto; Salvatore Scuderi
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Paper Abstract

The results of some measurements to characterize the performance of various cryogenically cooled CCDs and of a Multi Anode Microchannel Array detector in the Extreme UltraViolet region (EUV) are presented. A performance comparison between the two different types of detector was made: from these measurements some indications can be obtained which say in what conditions and for what applications one detector is preferable to the other. This can have some important implications, for example in choosing a detector for a space mission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1743, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy III, (8 October 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.130682
Show Author Affiliations
Giampiero Naletto, Univ. di Padova (Italy)
Giuseppe Tondello, Univ. di Padova (Italy)
Paolo Villoresi, Univ. di Padova (Italy)
Giovanni Bonanno, Observatorio Astrofisico di Catania (Italy)
Antonio Cali, Observatorio Astrofisico di Catania (Italy)
Rosario Di Benedetto, Observatorio Astrofisico di Catania (Italy)
Salvatore Scuderi, Univ. of Catania (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1743:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy III
Oswald H. W. Siegmund, Editor(s)

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