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LIPS : The Laval University Image Photon-Counting System
Author(s): Eduardo Hardy; Daniel Durand; Jean Couture; Re-jean Bisson; Bernard Boule
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Paper Abstract

We describe the implementation of a panoramic photon-counting detector system of the Ranicon (resistive anode) type which is in operation at Mont Megantic Observatory. Particular emphasis is placed upon the modularity and flexibility of the system and the richness of its software environment. Spectroscopic applications now in course at Megantic are briefly described and some of the instrumental applications in preparation are mentioned.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0627, Instrumentation in Astronomy VI, (13 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.968092
Show Author Affiliations
Eduardo Hardy, Universite Laval (Canada)
Daniel Durand, Universite Laval (Canada)
Jean Couture, Universite Laval (Canada)
Re-jean Bisson, Universite Laval (Canada)
Bernard Boule, Universite Laval (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0627:
Instrumentation in Astronomy VI
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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