5 August 2016 Mitigation of H2RG persistence with image illumination
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Residual charge generation, or image persistence, in infrared detectors is a problem that affects many low-light astronomical instruments. The HAWAII-2RG in the MMT and Magellan Infrared Spectrograph shows significant persistence when first powered up. We describe here how we reduce the persistence sensitivity of this detector by exposure to light.
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Brian A. McLeod, Brian A. McLeod, Roger Smith, Roger Smith, } "Mitigation of H2RG persistence with image illumination", Proc. SPIE 9915, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy VII, 99150G (5 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2233083; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2233083
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