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The PAUCam readout electronics system
Author(s): Jorge Jiménez ; José M. Illa; Laia Cardiel-Sas; Juan de Vicente; Javier Castilla; Ricard Casas
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Paper Abstract

The PAUCam is an optical camera with a wide field of view of 1 deg x 1 deg and up to 46 narrow and broad band filters. The camera is already installed on the William Herschel Telescope (WHT) in the Canary Islands, Spain and successfully commissioned during the first period of 2015. The paper presents the main results from the readout electronics commissioning tests and include an overview of the whole readout electronics system, its configuration and current performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 August 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 99084J (9 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232393
Show Author Affiliations
Jorge Jiménez , Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (Spain)
José M. Illa, Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (Spain)
Laia Cardiel-Sas, Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (Spain)
Juan de Vicente, Ctr. de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Spain)
Javier Castilla, Ctr. de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Spain)
Ricard Casas, Institut de Ciències de l'Espai (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9908:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI
Christopher J. Evans; Luc Simard; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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