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Quantum efficiency measurement on a CCD detector in the 0.3- to 1100-nm spectral region
Author(s): Luca Poletto; Alessio Boscolo; Maria-Guglielmina Pelizzo; Leonardo Placentino; Giuseppe Tondello
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Paper Abstract

The performances of a CCD have been evaluated in a very wide spectral region, which comprises near IR, visible, near and far UV, EUV and soft x-ray spectral regions. The CCD detector is a back illuminated one, 512 by 512 format, 24 by 24 micrometer squared pixel. The performed measurements consist mainly on the determination of the quantum efficiency in the 0.3 - 1100 nm (4.5 keV - 1 eV) spectral region. Three different experimental setup have been used: a Czerny-Turner monochromator for the 1100 - 250 nm region, a Johnson-Onaka monochromator for the 250 - 30 nm region, and a grazing incidence Rowland monochromator for the 25 - 0.3 nm region. The tested CCD exhibits high values of quantum efficiency in the analyzed spectral range, representing a very useful detector of radiation in the extended optical domain.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3114, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy VIII, (15 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.283796
Show Author Affiliations
Luca Poletto, Univ. di Padova (Italy)
Alessio Boscolo, Univ. di Padova (Italy)
Maria-Guglielmina Pelizzo, Univ. di Padova (Italy)
Leonardo Placentino, Univ. di Padova (Italy)
Giuseppe Tondello, Univ. di Padova (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3114:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy VIII
Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Mark A. Gummin, Editor(s)

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