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Characterization and acceptance testing of fully depleted thick CCDs for the large synoptic survey telescope

Lead Author: 
Kotov, Ivan V.
Other Authors/Credits: 
Haupt, J.; O’Connor, P.; Smith, T.; Takacs, P.; Niel, H.; Chiang, J.
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Conference Papers
SPIE
Publication-110
Ivan V. Kotov ; Justine Haupt ; Paul O'Connor ; Thomas Smith ; Peter Takacs, et al. " Characterization and acceptance testing of fully depleted thick CCDs for the large synoptic survey telescope ", Proc. SPIE 9915, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy VII, 99150V (July 27,...
Journal or Publication name: 
SPIE Proceedings
Citable: 
no
Abstract: 
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) camera will be made as a mosaic assembled of 189 large format Charge Coupled Devices (CCD). They are n-channel, 100 micron thick devices operated in the over depleted regime. There are 16 segments, 1 million pixels each, that are read out through separate...

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