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The University of California at San Diego Near-Infrared Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
Author(s): Scott D. Friedman; Barbara Jones; R. C. Puetter
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Paper Abstract

We discuss a newly operational CCD imaging system optimized for the near infrared. The CCD is a front-side illuminated, three-phase, 385 x 578 GEC chip. The system is run by an LSI-11/23 computer with a FORTH language operating system. Hardware control signals are sent via a CAMAC interface. The important parameters characterizing the CCD are discussed. Finally, we describe some recent broadband observations of the interacting galaxies Markarian 171 made with the Mt. Lemmon Observatory 1.5 meter telescope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 November 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0686, Infrared Detectors, Sensors, and Focal Plane Arrays, (6 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.936531
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Scott D. Friedman, University of California (United States)
Barbara Jones, University of California (United States)
R. C. Puetter, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0686:
Infrared Detectors, Sensors, and Focal Plane Arrays
Hideyoshi Nakamura, Editor(s)

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