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Flexible design of high-speed readout electronics for astronomical detectors
Author(s): Luis Fernando Rodriguez-Ramos; A. Rodriguez-Mora; Nicolas A. Sosa; Jose J. Diaz-Garcia; Enrique Joven-Alvarez
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Paper Abstract

Hardware design based on 20 MHz transputers, 120 ns first-in, first-out (FIFO) memory, and a 20 MHz counter is discussed. The two transputers are used to generate the states and to write them into the FIFO memory. The data generated by the transputers is written in the FIFO memory in parallel. The system design is characterized by a minimal state of 100 ns, a resolution of 33.3 ns, and fast data rate generation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1693, Surveillance Technologies II, (28 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138073
Show Author Affiliations
Luis Fernando Rodriguez-Ramos, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (Spain)
A. Rodriguez-Mora, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (Spain)
Nicolas A. Sosa, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (Spain)
Jose J. Diaz-Garcia, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (Spain)
Enrique Joven-Alvarez, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1693:
Surveillance Technologies II
Sankaran Gowrinathan; James F. Shanley, Editor(s)

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