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Electronic Detectors In Ground-Based Astronomy
Author(s): Peter B. Boyce
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Paper Abstract

Astronomical imaging demands a great deal from a detector. Recently a number of systems have been developed which have increased the efficiency of telescope usage by more than a factor of ten. A number of the newer detectors are described with reference to the special characteristics required for astronomical work. It is expected that the trend toward the use of efficient detectors will increase as the readily available detectors continue to improve in performance and ease of operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 1978
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0143, Applications of Electronic Imaging Systems, (15 September 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956548
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Peter B. Boyce, Staff Assistant, Congressman Morris K. Udall (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0143:
Applications of Electronic Imaging Systems
Richard E. Franseen; Dieter K. Schroder, Editor(s)

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