13 November 1980 Multi-Anode Microchannel Arrays
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Proceedings Volume 0190, Los Alamos Conference on Optics 1979; (1980) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.957772
Event: Los Alamos Conference on Optics '79, 1979, Los Alamos, United States
The Multi-Anode Microchannel Arrays (MAMAis) are a family of photoelectric, photon-counting array detectors being developed for use in instruments on both ground-baased and space-borne telescopes. These detectors combine high sensitivity and photometric stability with a high-resolution imaging capability. MAMA detectors can se operated in a windowless configuration at extreme-ultraviolet and soft x-ray wavelengths or in a sealed configuration at ultraviolet and visible wavelengths. Prototype MAMA detectors with up to 512 x 512 pixels are now being tested in the laboratory and telescope operation of a simple (10 x 10)-pixel visible-light detector has been initiated. The construction and modes-of-operation of the MAMA detectors are briefly described and performance data are presented.
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J. Gethyn Timothy, J. Gethyn Timothy, George H. Mount, George H. Mount, Richard L. Bybee, Richard L. Bybee, } "Multi-Anode Microchannel Arrays", Proc. SPIE 0190, Los Alamos Conference on Optics 1979, (13 November 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.957772; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.957772

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