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20 February 2018 Photo-counting detector for ionosphere far ultraviolet night airglow remote sensing
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Far ultraviolet earth night airglow is related to total electron content(TEC) of Ionosphere. Observing the night airglow nadir at OI 135.6nm emission produced by ionospheric O+ and e recombination can get the distribution of ionosphere TEC. In this paper, a compact of ionospheric FUV photometer developed for micro satellite will be introduced. The instrument works in photo-counting mode to achieve high sensitivity for weak night airglow radiation detection. The design of this photo-counting detector will be described in detail.
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Jilong Peng, Qian Yu, Zhong Yi, Dongbo Tian, and Shanshan Wang "Photo-counting detector for ionosphere far ultraviolet night airglow remote sensing", Proc. SPIE 10697, Fourth Seminar on Novel Optoelectronic Detection Technology and Application, 106971S (20 February 2018); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2315060
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