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A LOW-DISPERSION SURVEY SPECTROGRAPH (LDSS-2) FOR THE WILLIAM HERSCHEL TELESCOPE
LDSS-2 is a wide-field, multiaperture, spectrograph recently installed on the 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope (WHT) in La Palma. The spectrograph has high system throughput (including the telescopeExpand
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State of the Field: Extreme Precision Radial Velocities*
The Second Workshop on Extreme Precision Radial Velocities defined circa 2015 the state of the art Doppler precision and identified the critical path challenges for reaching 10 cm s^(−1) measurementExpand
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MUSE integral field unit: test results on the first out of 24
TLDR
MUSE (Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer) is a second generation VLT panoramic integral field spectrograph developed for the European Southern Observatory (ESO), operating in the visible wavelength range (0.465-0.93 μm). Expand
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e2v new CCD and CMOS technology developments for astronomical sensors
We present recent development in the technology of silicon sensors for astronomical applications. Novel CCD and CMOS sensors have been designed for low noise and high sensitivity astronomical use.Expand
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Nonuniformity of CCDs and the effects of spatial undersampling
CCDs are widely used in astronomy for spectroscopy, photometry, astrometry, and many other applications. This array sensor has a periodic structure which defines individual picture elements (pixels).Expand
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Technology of large focal planes of CCDs
e2v technologies has demonstrated capability in the supply of state-of-the-art CCDs for large area scientific focal planes. We discuss technical developments and lessons learnt from the manufactureExpand
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CCD Technology
Charge-coupled devices (CCDs) continue to reign supreme in the realm of imaging out to 1 μm, with the steady improvement of performance and the introduction of innovative features. This review is aExpand
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OCam with CCD220, the Fastest and Most Sensitive Camera to Date for AO Wavefront Sensing
ABSTRACT. For the first time, subelectron readout noise has been achieved with a camera dedicated to astronomical wavefront-sensing applications. The OCam system demonstrated this performance at aExpand
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JPCam: A 1.2Gpixel camera for the J-PAS survey
JPCam is a 14-CCD mosaic camera, using the new e2v 9k-by-9k 10microm-pixel 16-channel detectors, to be deployed on a dedicated 2.55m wide-field telescope at the OAJ (Observatorio Astrofisico deExpand
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A Dedicated L3Vision CCD for Adaptive Optics Applications
ESO and JRA2 OPTICON have funded the development of a compact packaged Peltier cooled 24 µm square 240×240 pixel split frame transfer 8-output back illuminated L3Vision CCD, L3CCD, by e2vExpand
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