18 July 2016 Spectral calibration of CCDs and multilayer filters intended for future space applications
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We present measurements of spectral sensitivity of CCD-matrices designed for future space missions. Three wavebands were under investigation: UV-visible range (300-600 nm), UV (250-300 nm) and VUV (110-250 nm). We used a halogen lamp, a deuterium lamp and a tungsten laser-driven plasma as sources of radiation. IRD UV silicon photodiodes and a photomultiplier tube fulfilled the function of calibrated detectors. Using a calibrated CCD, we measured initial spectral effectivity of the tungsten laser-driven plasma radiation source in the 110-250 nm waveband. Afterwards we experimentally evaluated spectral transmittance functions of three VUV multilayer filters for future space telescopes.
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Eugene A. Vishnyakov, Eugene A. Vishnyakov, Alexey S. Kirichenko, Alexey S. Kirichenko, Anton A. Reva, Anton A. Reva, Artem A. Rizvanov, Artem A. Rizvanov, Jurii A. Plastinin, Jurii A. Plastinin, Sergei V. Kuzin, Sergei V. Kuzin, } "Spectral calibration of CCDs and multilayer filters intended for future space applications", Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 99053B (18 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231410; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2231410
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