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High-resolution CCD camera at Yunnan Observatory
Author(s): Zhaowang Zhao; J. Xu; H. S. Tan; H. Kawakami
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Paper Abstract

A CCD camera system has been constructed and is in regular use at the Yunnan Observatory. A Texas Instruments-Japan 1024 X 1024 CCD is employed. The TI-Japan CCD is a virtual-phase with high quantum efficiency, 8 electrons rms readout noise, and excellent charge-transfer properties under low-level light. The CCD controller is designed to operate with multi-functions, the pixels of CCD can be binned into any format. The dewar is cooled by a three stage thermoelectronic device.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1982, Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging: Technology and Applications '93, (1 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141997
Show Author Affiliations
Zhaowang Zhao, Yunnan Observatory (China)
J. Xu, Yunnan Observatory (China)
H. S. Tan, Yunnan Observatory (China)
H. Kawakami, Mullard Space Science Lab. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1982:
Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging: Technology and Applications '93

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