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Laboratory and radiation performance testing results for the e2v model 212 CCD
Author(s): Bryan N. Dorland; Roger Foltz; Augustyn Waczynski
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Paper Abstract

The e2v CCD212 was designed and developed explicitly to support very high accuracy astrometric observations in moderate radiation environments in space. One of the major new innovations in the detector is the use of "charge canals", i.e. regions of raised potential walls rather than notches or channels, in order to mitigate bulk damage effects without the CTI discontinuities associated with spilling over the notch capacity. We report on both pre- and post-radiation performance test results for this detector.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6690, Focal Plane Arrays for Space Telescopes III, 66900K (17 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.733974
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Bryan N. Dorland, U.S. Naval Observatory (United States)
Roger Foltz, Sigma Space, Inc. (United States)
Augustyn Waczynski, Global Science and Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6690:
Focal Plane Arrays for Space Telescopes III
Thomas J. Grycewicz; Cheryl J. Marshall; Penny G. Warren, Editor(s)

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