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dc.contributor.authorSmith, DR-
dc.contributor.authorWalton, D-
dc.contributor.authorIngley, R-
dc.contributor.authorHolland, AD-
dc.contributor.authorCropper, M-
dc.contributor.authorPool, P-
dc.identifier.citationProceedings of SPIE, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy II, Orlando, FL, USA, 24 May 2006. vol. 6276en
dc.description.abstractThis paper describes a qualification programme for Electron-Multiplication Charge Coupled Devices (EMCCDs) for use in space applications. While the presented results are generally applicable, the programme was carried out in the context of CCD development for the Radial Velocity Spectrometer (RVS) instrument on the European Space Agency's cornerstone Gaia mission. We discuss the issues of device radiation tolerance, charge transfer efficiency at low signal levels and life time effects on the electron-multiplication gain. The development of EMCCD technology to allow operation at longer wavelengths using high resistivity silicon, and the cryogenic characterisation of EMCCDs are also described.en
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dc.subjectX-ray detectoren
dc.subjectProton irradiationen
dc.titleEMCCDs for space applicationsen
dc.typeConference Paperen
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