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Testing and characterization of the TESS CCDs Citation

@inproceedings{Thayer2018TestingAC,
  title={Testing and characterization of the TESS CCDs Citation},
  author={Carolyn Thayer and Joel S. Villasenor and S. M. Kissel and Beverly J. LaMarr and Edward H. Morgan and Gregory Y. Prigozhin and Ilya Prigozhin and George R. Ricker and Tim Sauerwein and Vyshnavi Suntharalingam and Roland K. Vanderspek and Deborah Freedman Woods},
  year={2018}
}
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is an Explorer-class mission dedicated to finding planets around bright, nearby stars so that more detailed follow-up studies can be done. TESS is due to launch in 2017 and careful characterization of the detectors will need to be completed on ground before then to ensure that the cameras will be within their photometric requirement of 60ppm/hr. TESS will fly MITLincoln Laboratories CCID-80s as the main scientific detector for its four cameras… Expand

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