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Performance of the JWST/MIRI Si:As detectors
Author(s): Michael E. Ressler; Hyung Cho; Richard A. M. Lee; Kalyani G. Sukhatme; John J. Drab; George Domingo; Mark E. McKelvey; Robert E. McMurray; Jessie L. Dotson
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Paper Abstract

The Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) is a 5 to 28 micron imager and spectrometer that is slated to fly aboard the JWST in 2013. Each of the flight arrays is a 1024×1024 pixel Si:As impurity band conductor detector array, developed by Raytheon Vision Systems. JPL, in conjunction with the MIRI science team, has selected the three flight arrays along with their spares. We briefly summarize the development of these devices, then describe the measured performance of the flight arrays along with supplemental data from sister flight-like parts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 July 2008
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7021, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy III, 70210O (24 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789606
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Michael E. Ressler, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Hyung Cho, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Richard A. M. Lee, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Kalyani G. Sukhatme, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
John J. Drab, Raytheon Vision Systems (United States)
George Domingo, Domingo Engineering (United States)
Mark E. McKelvey, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)
Robert E. McMurray, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)
Jessie L. Dotson, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7021:
High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy III
David A. Dorn; Andrew D. Holland, Editor(s)

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