24 September 2012 Hyper Suprime-Cam: the control system
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We introduce the detail of the control system of Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) and its performance. Although it has almost 10 times as many CCDs (104) as existing camera (Suprime-Cam), it is controlled by the common user interface, the Subaru Observation Software System (SOSS) with the Gen2 implementation through the HSC local controller (OBCP). If we adopt parallel programming, the read-out time should be within 25 seconds including 18.6 seconds of readout time which is comparable to the current Suprime-Cam.
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Yousuke Utsumi, Yousuke Utsumi, Satoshi Kawanomoto, Satoshi Kawanomoto, Philip Tait, Philip Tait, Eric Jeschke, Eric Jeschke, Hisanori Furusawa, Hisanori Furusawa, Yukiko Kamata, Yukiko Kamata, Michitaro Koike, Michitaro Koike, Yutaka Komiyama, Yutaka Komiyama, Satoshi Miyazaki, Satoshi Miyazaki, Tomoki Morokuma, Tomoki Morokuma, Hidehiko Nakaya, Hidehiko Nakaya, Fumihiro Uraguchi, Fumihiro Uraguchi, Fumiaki Nakata, Fumiaki Nakata, } "Hyper Suprime-Cam: the control system", Proc. SPIE 8446, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV, 844662 (24 September 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.927235; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.927235

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