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Commercialisation of full depletion scientific CCDs
Author(s): Paul Jorden; Kevin Ball; Ray Bell; David Burt; Neil Guyatt; Kevin Hadfield; Paul Jerram; Peter Pool; Andrew Pike; Andrew Holland; Neil Murray
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Paper Abstract

Following successful manufacture of small-format trial devices we have now designed and manufactured large-format scientific CCDs in high resistivity silicon ('high-rho'). These devices are intended for 'full depletion' operation as backside illuminated sensors for very high red wavelength sensitivity and X-ray imaging spectroscopy at extended energies. Devices of 2k*512 and 2k*4k format, with both single and dual stage output circuits have been manufactured and tested. Design considerations, test results, and commercial manufacturing considerations will be addressed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 June 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6276, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy II, 627604 (15 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.670174
Show Author Affiliations
Paul Jorden, e2v technologies ltd. (United Kingdom)
Kevin Ball, e2v technologies ltd. (United Kingdom)
Ray Bell, e2v technologies ltd. (United Kingdom)
David Burt, e2v technologies ltd. (United Kingdom)
Neil Guyatt, e2v technologies ltd. (United Kingdom)
Kevin Hadfield, e2v technologies ltd. (United Kingdom)
Paul Jerram, e2v technologies ltd. (United Kingdom)
Peter Pool, e2v technologies ltd. (United Kingdom)
Andrew Pike, e2v technologies ltd. (United Kingdom)
Andrew Holland, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)
Neil Murray, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6276:
High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy II
David A. Dorn; Andrew D. Holland, Editor(s)

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