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Speckle Spectroscopy: An Application For The Multi-Anode Microchannel Array Detector System
Author(s): Harvey R. Butcher; Charles L. Joseph; J. Gethyn Timothy
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Paper Abstract

We describe our plans to combine the High Angular Resolution Imager/Spectrometer on the 4-meter Mayall telescope at the Kitt Peak National Observatory and the (256 x 1024)-pixel Multi-Anode Microchannel Array (MAMA) detector system, developed at the University of Colorado, to produce a unique instrument for speckle spectroscopy. The pulse-counting detector system will provide distortion-free imaging and will time tag each spatially-resolved photon event with an accuracy of 100 ns. The Imager/Spectrometer will provide a spatial resolution of 0.07 arcsec orthogonal to the plane of dispersion and 0.18 arcsec in the plane of dispersion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 November 1982
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0331, Instrumentation in Astronomy IV, (16 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933471
Show Author Affiliations
Harvey R. Butcher, Kitt Peak National Observatory (United States)
Charles L. Joseph, University of Colorado (United States)
J. Gethyn Timothy, University of Colorado (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0331:
Instrumentation in Astronomy IV
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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