1 September 1991 ISTS array detector test facility
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The Electro-Optics Laboratory of the Institute for Space and Terrestrial Science characterizes array detectors under a wide range of operating conditions in a test facility based on a uniform optical source, a flexible array controller, a cryostat, and comprehensive and data acquisition hardware and software. Source characteristics, ambient temperature, clock/bias parameters, and output signal conditioning can be varied to maximize the useful information about the devices under test. Emphasis has been placed on achieving a high level of accuracy and reproducibility in the measurements. Results from representative CCD arrays are used to illustrate design highlights and facility capabilities.
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Paul J. Thomas, Paul J. Thomas, Allan Bernard Hollinger, Allan Bernard Hollinger, Kan M. Chu, Kan M. Chu, John W. Harron, John W. Harron, } "ISTS array detector test facility", Proc. SPIE 1488, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing II, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45789; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.45789
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