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High Performance Star Trackers Using Direct Contact Peltier Cooled CCDs
Author(s): J. E. U. Ashton; G. R. Hopkinson
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Paper Abstract

Recent thermal and radiation tests are described which give increased confidence in the use of direct contact Peltier Cooled CCDs in star trackers and other space instrumentation. Possibilities for improved performance, based on developments in CCD architectures, are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1191, Optical Systems for Space and Defence, (1 April 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.969667
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J. E. U. Ashton, EEV Limited (United Kingdom)
G. R. Hopkinson, Sira Limited (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1191:
Optical Systems for Space and Defence
Alan H. Lettington, Editor(s)

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