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Stanford MAMA detector characterization facility
Author(s): J. Gethyn Timothy; Paolo Bergamini; Thomas E. Berger; Robert W. Bumala; Sharon Liu; Ted Martinez; David C. Slater
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Paper Abstract

We have designed and fabricated a high-vacuum facility for the detailed characterization of the Multi-Anode Microchannel Array (MAMA) detector systems at Extreme Ultraviolet and Far Ultraviolet wavelengths between about 300 angstroms and 3000 angstroms. The first task for this facility is the characterization of the MAMA detectors for the European Space Agency/NASA Solar and Heliosphere Observatory (SOHO) mission. This paper describes the different configurations of the characterization facility and outlines the SOHO MAMA characterization procedures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 November 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2006, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy IV, (19 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.162832
Show Author Affiliations
J. Gethyn Timothy, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Paolo Bergamini, Stanford Univ. (Italy)
Thomas E. Berger, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Robert W. Bumala, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Sharon Liu, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Ted Martinez, Stanford Univ. (United States)
David C. Slater, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2006:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy IV
Oswald H. W. Siegmund, Editor(s)

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