7 March 2003 CPng: a high sensitivity photon-counting camera
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CPng is a photon-counting camera currently under final development at Observatoire de Lyon, France and Observatoire de la Cote d Azur, France. Its goal is to provide quantum efficiency as high as possible at visible wavelengths up to 30-35 %under very low light level conditions and with a very short exposure time, approximately 4ms. Five CPng devices are under construction for astronomical and bio-medical imaging.
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Eric Thiebaut, L. Abbe, Alain Blazit, Jean-pierre Dubois, Renaud Foy, Michel Tallon, Farrokh Vakili, "CPng: a high sensitivity photon-counting camera", Proc. SPIE 4841, Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes, (7 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.462608; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.462608
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