A microwave kinetic inductance camera for sub/millimeter astrophysics

@inproceedings{Glenn2008AMK,
  title={A microwave kinetic inductance camera for sub/millimeter astrophysics},
  author={Jason Glenn and Peter Kenneth Day and Matt Ferry and Jiansong Gao and Sunil Ramanlal Golwala and Shwetank Kumar and Henry G. Leduc and Philip R. Maloney and Benjamin A. Mazin and Hien Trong Nguyen and Omid Noroozian and Jack Sayers and James A. Schlaerth and John E. Vaillancourt and Anastasios Vayokanis and Jonas Zmuidzinas},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  year={2008}
}
The MKID Camera is a millimeter/submillimeter instrument being built for astronomical observations from the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory. It utilizes microwave kinetic inductance detectors, which are rapidly achieving near-BLIP sensitivity for ground-based observations, and a software-defined radio readout technique for elegant multiplexing of a large number of detectors. The Camera will have 592 pixels distributed over 16 tiles in the focal plane, with four colors per pixel matched to… CONTINUE READING

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