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Connectivity and functional verification for the LSST science raft towers
Author(s): Guangyu Zhang; Paul O'Connor; Homer Neal; Alfred Dellapenna; Jian Wang
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Paper Abstract

The LSST Camera focal plane will be constructed with 21 144-Mpixel modules (“Raft Tower Module”, RTM). An extensive operational test is performed to confirm the integrity of all connections and to verify the basic functionality. Each RTM undergoes at least four connectivity tests. A python script communicates with Java- based control software and performs the test. A final script parses the test data and generates a PDF report. The report includes a summary PASS/FAIL table, several hundred current, voltage and temperature parameters, and images taken with the CCD array at room temperature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 2018
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10702, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VII, 107024T (6 July 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2312657
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Guangyu Zhang, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
Paul O'Connor, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Homer Neal, Stanford Linear Accelerator Ctr. (United States)
Alfred Dellapenna, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Jian Wang, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10702:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VII
Christopher J. Evans; Luc Simard; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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