15 July 2010 Status of the ArTeMiS camera to be installed on APEX
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The ArTeMiS submillimetric camera will observe simultaneously the sky at 450, 350 and 200 μm using 3 different focal planes made of 2304, 2304 and 1152 bolometric pixels respectively. This camera will be mounted in the Cassegrain cabin of APEX, a 12 m antenna located on the Chajnantor plateau, Chile. To realize the bolometric arrays, we have adapted the Silicon processing technology used for the Herschel-PACS photometer to account for higher incident fluxes and longer wavelengths from the ground. In addition, an autonomous cryogenic system has been designed to cool the 3 focal planes down to 300 mK. Preliminary performances obtained in laboratory with the first of 3 focal planes are presented. Latest results obtained in 2009 with the P-ArTeMiS prototype camera are also discussed, including massive protostellar cores and several star forming regions that have been clearly identified and mapped.
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M. Talvard, M. Talvard, P. André, P. André, Y. Le-Pennec, Y. Le-Pennec, E. Doumayrou, E. Doumayrou, D. Dubreuil, D. Dubreuil, M. Lortholary, M. Lortholary, J. Martignac, J. Martignac, C. De Breuck, C. De Breuck, D. Rabanus, D. Rabanus, P. Agnèse, P. Agnèse, O. Boulade, O. Boulade, E. Ercolani, E. Ercolani, P. Gallais, P. Gallais, B. Horeau, B. Horeau, P. O. Lagage, P. O. Lagage, B. Leriche, B. Leriche, J. Relland, J. Relland, V. Revéret, V. Revéret, L. Rodriguez, L. Rodriguez, } "Status of the ArTeMiS camera to be installed on APEX", Proc. SPIE 7741, Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy V, 77410D (15 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.856437; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.856437


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