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CCD testing and characterization for dark energy survey
Author(s): J. Estrada; T. Abbott; B. Angstadt; L. Buckley-Geer; M. Brown; J. Campa; L. Cardiel; H. Cease; B. Flaugher; K. Dawson; G. Derylo; H. T. Diehl; S. Gruenendahl; I. Karliner; W. Merrit; P. Moore; T. C. Moore; N. Roe; V. Scarpine; R. Schmidt; M. Schubnel; T. Shaw; W. Stuermer; J. Thaler
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Paper Abstract

A description of the plans and infrastructure developed for CCD testing and characterization for the DES focal plane detectors is presented. Examples of the results obtained are shown and discussed in the context of the device requirements for the survey instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 2006
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 6269, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy, 62693K (29 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.672596
Show Author Affiliations
J. Estrada, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
T. Abbott, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile)
B. Angstadt, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
L. Buckley-Geer, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
M. Brown, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
J. Campa, Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (Spain)
L. Cardiel, Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (Spain)
H. Cease, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
B. Flaugher, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
K. Dawson, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States)
G. Derylo, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
H. T. Diehl, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
S. Gruenendahl, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
I. Karliner, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)
W. Merrit, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
P. Moore, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile)
T. C. Moore, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)
N. Roe, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States)
V. Scarpine, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
R. Schmidt, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile)
M. Schubnel, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
T. Shaw, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
W. Stuermer, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
J. Thaler, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6269:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy
Ian S. McLean; Masanori Iye, Editor(s)

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