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MWIR COMIC imaging camera for the ADONIS adaptive optics system
Author(s): Philippe Feautrier; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Francois Lacombe; Panayoti Petmezakis; Herve Geoffray; Jean-Louis Monin; Bernard Talureau; Pierre Gigan; Norbert N. Hubin; Luc Audaire
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Paper Abstract

A 1-5 micrometers astronomical infrared imaging camera, COMIC, is currently being developed for the ADONIS adaptive optics system, as a collaborative project of Observatoire de Paris and Observatoire de Grenoble under ESO (European Space Observatory) contract. This camera is based on a 128 by 128 HgCdTe/CCD array built by the CEA-LETI-LIR (Grenoble, France). Among its main characteristics, this detector offers a very high storage capacity of 3 106 e- with a total system read-out noise of about 600 e- which makes it particularly optimized for the 3-5 mum. COMIC will be installed in the fall of 1995 at the output focus of the ADONIS AO system on the ESO 3.6-m telescope at La Silla (Chile).

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 September 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2553, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing III, (29 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.221358
Show Author Affiliations
Philippe Feautrier, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
Jean-Luc Beuzit, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France) and ESO (Germany)
Francois Lacombe, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Panayoti Petmezakis, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
Herve Geoffray, Observatoire de Grenoble, CEA/LETI/LIR (France), and ESO (Germany)
Jean-Louis Monin, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
Bernard Talureau, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Pierre Gigan, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Norbert N. Hubin, ESO (Germany)
Luc Audaire, CEA/LETI/LIR (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2553:
Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing III
Marija Strojnik; Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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