Sensor characterization for the ULTRASAT space telescope

  title={Sensor characterization for the ULTRASAT space telescope},
  author={Benjamin Bastian-Querner and Nirmal Kaipachery and Daniel K{\"u}ster and Julian Schliwinski and Shay Alfassi and Arooj Asif and Merlin F. Barschke and Sagi Ben-Ami and David Berge and Adi Birman and Rolf B{\"u}hler and Nicola De Simone and Amos Fenigstein and Avishay Gal-yam and G. Giavitto and Juan M. Haces Crespo and D. Ivanov and Omer Katz and Marek Kowalski and Shrinivas Kulkarni and Ofer Lapid and Tuvia Liran and Ehud Netzer and Eran. O. Ofek and Sebastian Thomas Philipp and Heike Prokoph and Shirly Regev and Yossi Shvartzvald and Mikhail Vasilev and Dmitry Veinger and Jason John Watson and Eli Waxman and S. C. J. Worm and Francesco Zappon},
  booktitle={Optical Engineering + Applications},
The Ultraviolet Transient Astronomical Satellite (ULTRASAT) is a scientific space mission carrying an astronomical telescope. The mission is led by the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in Israel and the Israel Space Agency (ISA), while the camera in the focal plane is designed and built by Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY) in Germany. Two key science goals of the mission are the detection of counterparts to gravitational wave sources and supernovae.1 The launch to geostationary orbit… 

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