30 September 2004 INCA: a light 1- to 5-μm camera for ground and space applications
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We present INCA, a prototype of a light and versatile camera covering the 1-5 microns wavelength range designed for ground based and space application. INCA has innovative optical solution such as aspherical mirrors obtained via ion-beam ablation, a new light cryogenic concept and a new philosophy of chip controller. Co-financed at the bread board level by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) INCA has been recently characterized and is now ready for a phase 2 development.
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Alberto Riva, Alberto Riva, Vincenzo De Caprio, Vincenzo De Caprio, Florio Dalla Vedova, Florio Dalla Vedova, Alessandro Battocchio, Alessandro Battocchio, Giorgio Colombo, Giorgio Colombo, Filippo Maria Zerbi, Filippo Maria Zerbi, Corrado Bosco, Corrado Bosco, Marco Canetti, Marco Canetti, Paolo Cerabolini, Paolo Cerabolini, Andrea Casale, Andrea Casale, Paolo Conconi, Paolo Conconi, Vincenzo Di Marco, Vincenzo Di Marco, Mauro Ghigo, Mauro Ghigo, Ruben Mazzoleni, Ruben Mazzoleni, Emilio Molinari, Emilio Molinari, Giuseppe Pennestri, Giuseppe Pennestri, Daniele Santini, Daniele Santini, Stefano Scremin, Stefano Scremin, Terence Stock, Terence Stock, Vittorio De Cosmo, Vittorio De Cosmo, } "INCA: a light 1- to 5-μm camera for ground and space applications", Proc. SPIE 5492, Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy, (30 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.551719; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.551719


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