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Rapid-framing CCDs with 16 output ports for laser guide star sensors
Author(s): John C. Geary
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Paper Abstract

A series of small rapid-framing CCD designs have been designed, fabricated, and tested for use as adaptive optics sensors for laser guide star image correction. To reduce video bandwidth and thus minimize readout noise, these CCD's employ 16 output amplifiers. Designs with 2 different formats (64 X 64 and 128 X 128) and with three different output amplifiers structures have been produced.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2201, Adaptive Optics in Astronomy, (31 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176095
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John C. Geary, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2201:
Adaptive Optics in Astronomy
Mark A. Ealey; Fritz Merkle, Editor(s)

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