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A Grating Array Spectrophotometer For The 10 Micron Spectral Region
Author(s): B Jones; R G Hier; S E Nelson; R C Puetter; G W Schmidt
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Paper Abstract

The UCSD IR astronomy group has built an array grating spectrophotometer suitable for ground based 10 pm astronomical spectroscopy. The spectrophotometer employs a 128 element linear Si:Bi array with on-focal-plane analog multiplexers and discrete integrating capacitors. The system is designed to give thermal photon background limited noise performance and readout rates rapid enough to allow readout synchronous with standard IR chopping (roughly 30 Hz, corresponding to data rates of approximately 5 x 104 bits per second).

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 1984
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0445, Instrumentation in Astronomy V, (9 January 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.966133
Show Author Affiliations
B Jones, University of California (United States)
R G Hier, University of California (United States)
S E Nelson, University of California (United States)
R C Puetter, University of California (United States)
G W Schmidt, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0445:
Instrumentation in Astronomy V
Alec Boksenberg; David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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