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Title: Application of electron multiplying CCD technology in space instrumentation
Authors: Pool, PJ
Morris, DG
Burt, DJ
Bell, RT
Holland, AD
Smith, DR
Keywords: EMCCD;Space;Read noise;Radiation
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: SPIE
Citation: Proceedings of SPIE, Focal Plane Arrays for Space Telescopes II, San Diego, CA, USA, 3 August 2005. vol. 5902
Abstract: Electron multiplying CCD (EMCCD) technology has found important initial applications in low light surveillance and photon starved scientific instrumentation. This paper discusses the attributes of the EMCCD which make it useful for certain space instruments, particularly those which are photon starved, and explores likely risks from the radiation expected in such instruments.
ISSN: 0277-786X
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering
Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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