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Evaluation and detection of photon events by a digital signal processor in PADDS
Author(s): Matthias Pruksch
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Paper Abstract

For the photon address digital detector system (PADDS), the determination of position and time of photon events depend on the algorithm used for detection. The introduction of a digital signal processor shifts the problem of evaluation from hardware to software. Different algorithms can be tested in one setup. For a point source, the algorithms can be compared by the statistical properties of the resulting distributions. The data flow in PADDS is presented and different algorithms are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4008, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, (16 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.395487
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Matthias Pruksch, Optische und elektronische Systeme GmbH (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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