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Evaluation Of Large Format Electron Bombarded Virtual Phase CCDs As Ultraviolet Imaging Detectors
Author(s): Chet B. Opal; George R. Carruthers
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Paper Abstract

An electron-bombarded Charge Coupled Device (EBCCD), when used with an external ultraviolet sensitive cathode, can be used as photon-counting UV detector with high quantum efficiency and wide dynamic range. We report on results obtained with the Texas Instruments VP1M 1024x1024 (18 micron square pixel) virtual phase CCD used with an electromagnetically focussed f/2 Schmidt camera. Excellent single photoevent discrimination and counting efficiency has been achieved with this device.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1158, Ultraviolet Technology III, (28 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.962534
Show Author Affiliations
Chet B. Opal, University of Texas (United States)
George R. Carruthers, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1158:
Ultraviolet Technology III
Robert E. Huffman, Editor(s)

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