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Calibration Of Photon Counting Imaging Microchannel Plate Detectors For EUV Astronomy
Author(s): O. H. W. Siegmund; J. Vallerga; P. Jelinsky
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Paper Abstract

The calibration of photon counting imaging detectors for satellite based EUV astronomy is a complex process designed to ensure the validity of the data received "in orbit". We describe and illustrate the methods developed to accomplish calibration of microchannel plate detectors for the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE). The characterization of these detectors can be subdivided into three categories, stabilization, performance tests and environmental tests.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 1986
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0689, X-Ray Calibration: Techniques, Sources, and Detectors, (12 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.936562
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O. H. W. Siegmund, University of California (United States)
J. Vallerga, University of California (United States)
P. Jelinsky, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0689:
X-Ray Calibration: Techniques, Sources, and Detectors
Ping Lee; Paul D. Rockett, Editor(s)

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