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Focal Plane Arrays For The Isophot Experiment
Author(s): J Wolf; D Lemke; A Salama
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Paper Abstract

ISOPHOT, the photometer for ESA's Infrared Space Observatory ISO, will use extrinsic photo-conductors for astrophysical research at wavelength ranging from 3 to more than 200 μm. Doped silicon detectors will be applied as single pixels, linear and two dimensional arrays for photometry, polarimetry, mapping and in a low resolution spectrometer. Two dimensional arrays of doped germanium are foreseen as far-infrared cameras. During phase B of the project breadboard models of the most critical detectors have been built and tested with cryogenic multiplexing readout electronics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0865, Focal Plane Arrays: Technology and Applications, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943554
Show Author Affiliations
J Wolf, Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie (Germany)
D Lemke, Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie (Germany)
A Salama, Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0865:
Focal Plane Arrays: Technology and Applications
Jean-Pierre Chatard, Editor(s)

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