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The Cambridge Charge-Coupled Device (CCD) System
Author(s): Jonathan F. Wright; Craig D. Mackay
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Paper Abstract

This paper gives details of the Cambridge CCD system hardware and of its performance at the telescope. A new technique has been developed (and called the Drift Scan technique) that eliminates most of the problems associated with flat field calibration and permits operation under photon shot-noise limited conditions. Some examples of recent astronomical results are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1981
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0290, Solid-State Imagers for Astronomy, (1 January 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.965855
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Jonathan F. Wright, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Craig D. Mackay, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)


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

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