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System Design Of A 1-5 µm IR Camera For Astronomy
Author(s): I. S. McLean; T. C. Chuter; M. J. McCaughrean; J. T. Rayner
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Paper Abstract

The design of a near infrared imaging system for a large ground-based telescope is described and discussed. Solid-state hybrid detector arrays are used. The performance modelling of such devices is considered and their potential for IR astronomy is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0627, Instrumentation in Astronomy VI, (13 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.968120
Show Author Affiliations
I. S. McLean, Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
T. C. Chuter, Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
M. J. McCaughrean, Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
J. T. Rayner, Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)

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

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