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Performance of large-format HgCdTe and InSb arrays for low-background applications
Author(s): Gert Finger; Hamid Mehrgan; Manfred Meyer; Alan F. M. Moorwood; Gianalfredo Nicolini; Joerg Stegmeier
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Paper Abstract

The first VLT IR instrument, ISAAC, was installed at the 8 meter Antu telescope in 1998. Experience and results with both InSb and HgCdTe large format arrays will be reported. Effects limiting the performance and strategies to partially overcome these limitations will be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 2000
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 4008, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, (16 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.395445
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Gert Finger, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Hamid Mehrgan, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Manfred Meyer, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Alan F. M. Moorwood, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Gianalfredo Nicolini, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Joerg Stegmeier, European Southern Observatory (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4008:
Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors
Masanori Iye; Alan F. M. Moorwood, Editor(s)

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