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Integration and verification testing of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope camera

Lead Author: 
Lange, Travis
Other Authors/Credits: 
Bond, T.; Chiang, J.; Gilmore, K.; Degel, S.; Dubois, R.; Glanzman, T.; Johnson, T.; Lopez, M. Newbry, S.P.; Nordby, M.; Rasmussen, A.P.; Reil, K.A.; Roodman, A.J.
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Conference Papers
Travis Lange ; Tim Bond ; James Chiang ; Kirk Gilmore ; Seth Digel, et al. " Integration and verification testing of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope camera ", Proc. SPIE 9911, Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy VI, 991108 (August 9, 2016); doi:10.1117/12...
Journal or Publication name: 
SPIE Proceedings
We present an overview of the Integration and Verification Testing activities of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Camera at the SLAC National Accelerator Lab (SLAC). The LSST Camera, the sole instrument for LSST and under construction now, is comprised of a 3.2 Giga-pixel imager and a...

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