22 July 2010 Characterization of deep-depletion Hamamatsu CCDs for the Gemini multi-object spectrograph
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Proceedings Volume 7742, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy IV; 77420L (2010); doi: 10.1117/12.857655
Event: SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 2010, San Diego, California, United States
Abstract
We have performed some initial characterization of back-illuminated deep-depletion CCDs from Hamamatsu Photonics. Three of these 2048×4096, three-side buttable devices will replace the current CCDs in the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph to improve the performance of the instrument in the red and near-infrared wavelengths. We describe our testing campaign and report on the results.
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Tim Hardy, Richard Murowinski, Murray Fletcher, Darren Erickson, Andre Anthony, Kei Szeto, Jennifer Dunn, Greg Burley, Kevin Hanna, "Characterization of deep-depletion Hamamatsu CCDs for the Gemini multi-object spectrograph", Proc. SPIE 7742, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy IV, 77420L (22 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.857655; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.857655
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Charge-coupled devices

Gemini Observatory

Astronomical imaging

Spectrographs

Camera shutters

Staring arrays

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