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Intensified Charge-Coupled Device (ICCD) Single Photoelectron Response
Author(s): John Lowrance; Paul Zucchino
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Paper Abstract

Princeton University Observatory has developed an Intensified Charge Coupled Device (ICCD) image tube with a 200 mm diagonal S-20 photocathode and a 100 x 160 pixel Texas Instruments CCD. Measurements of the CCD's response to accelerated photoelectrons have been made with this tube, as well as other configurations. The paper presents the pulse height distribution and point spread function for single photoelectrons of 20 keV energy. These data are discussed in relation to a photon counting image system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1979
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0172, Instrumentation in Astronomy III, (3 May 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957087
Show Author Affiliations
John Lowrance, Princeton University Observatory (United States)
Paul Zucchino, Princeton University Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0172:
Instrumentation in Astronomy III
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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