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24 July 2014 Gemini planet imager observational calibrations II: detector performance and calibration
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The Gemini Planet Imager is a newly commissioned facility instrument designed to measure the near-infrared spectra of young extrasolar planets in the solar neighborhood and obtain imaging polarimetry of circumstellar disks. GPI’s science instrument is an integral field spectrograph that utilizes a HAWAII-2RG detector with a SIDECAR ASIC readout system. This paper describes the detector characterization and calibrations performed by the GPI Data Reduction Pipeline to compensate for effects including bad/hot/cold pixels, persistence, non- linearity, vibration induced microphonics and correlated read noise.
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Patrick Ingraham, Marshall D. Perrin, Naru Sadakuni, Jean-Baptiste Ruffio, Jérôme Maire, Jeff Chilcote, James Larkin, Franck Marchis, Raphael Galicher, and Jason Weiss "Gemini planet imager observational calibrations II: detector performance and calibration", Proc. SPIE 9147, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V, 91477O (24 July 2014); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2057437
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