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ESO infrared detector high-speed array control and processing electronic IRACE
Author(s): Manfred Meyer; Gert Finger; Hamid Mehrgan; Gianalfredo Nicolini; Joerg Stegmeier
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Paper Abstract

The ESO IR detector high speed array control and processing electronic IRACE is designed as a modular system and supports readout and data processing of arrays with four as well as multiple output channels. In addition the system can handle multiple separate arrays and the data re routed to multiple processing chains. Detector front-ends are galvanically separated form data processing and system administration with fiberoptic links. Interfaces to different data processing systems for on-line data handling are implemented. The paper describes principles of system operation, and the achieved readout and on-line processing speeds.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 August 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3354, Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation, (21 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317255
Show Author Affiliations
Manfred Meyer, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Gert Finger, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Hamid Mehrgan, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Gianalfredo Nicolini, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Joerg Stegmeier, European Southern Observatory (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3354:
Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation
Albert M. Fowler, Editor(s)

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