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20 July 2010 Characterization and performance of the 4k x 4k Hawaii-2RG Mosaic for PANIC
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PANIC, the PAnoramic Near-Infrared Camera for Calar Alto, is one of the next generation instruments for this observatory. In order to cover a field of view of approximately 30 arcmin, PANIC uses a mosaic of four 2k x 2k HAWAII-2RG arrays from Teledyne. This document presents the preliminary results of the basic characterization of the mosaic. The performance of the system as a whole, as well as the in-house readout electronics and software capabilities will also be briefly discussed.
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Vianak Naranjo, Ulrich Mall, José Ricardo Ramos, Clemens Storz, Karl Wagner, Matthias Alter, Harald Baumeister, Peter Bizenberger, M. C. Cárdenas, Matilde Fernández, Josef W. Fried, Antonio J. García Segura, Jens Helmling, Armin Huber, J. M. Ibáñez Mengual, Werner Laun, Rainer Lenzen, Julio F. Rodríguez Gómez, and Ralf-Rainer Rohloff "Characterization and performance of the 4k x 4k Hawaii-2RG Mosaic for PANIC", Proc. SPIE 7742, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy IV, 77421R (20 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.855996; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.855996
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