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Imaging Characteristics Of The RCA 512X320 Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
Author(s): John C. Geary; Stephen M. Kent
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Paper Abstract

We present a number of new and revised measurements of the imaging properties of the buried-channel RCA CCD at cryogenic temperatures, based on our experience with this device over the past 18 months in both a laboratory setting and at the telescope. Included will be a discussion of the effect of some of these characteristics on the problems of astronomical imaging as well as a description of some of our ongoing efforts to both apply photometric corrections to such images and remove defects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1981
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0290, Solid-State Imagers for Astronomy, (1 January 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.965836
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John C. Geary, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (United States)
Stephen M. Kent, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0290:
Solid-State Imagers for Astronomy
John C. Geary; David W. Latham, Editor(s)

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