The Brighter-Fatter and other sensor effects in CCD simulations for precision astronomy

@article{Walter2015TheBA,
  title={The Brighter-Fatter and other sensor effects in CCD simulations for precision astronomy},
  author={C. W. Walter},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
  year={2015},
  volume={10}
}
  • C. Walter
  • Published 14 May 2015
  • Physics
  • Journal of Instrumentation
Upcoming and current large astronomical survey experiments often seek to constrain cosmological parameters via measurements of subtle effects such as weak lensing, which can only be measured statistically. In these cases, instrumental effects in the image plane CCDs need to be accounted and/or corrected for in measurement algorithms. Otherwise, the systematic errors induced in the measurements might overwhelm the size of the desired effects. Lateral electric fields in the bulk of the CCDs… 

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