The Kitt Peak Electron Multiplying CCD demonstrator

  title={The Kitt Peak Electron Multiplying CCD demonstrator},
  author={Michael W. Coughlin and Richard Dekany and D. Duev and Michael Feeney and Shrinivas R. Kulkarni and Reed L. Riddle and Tom{\'a}s Ahumada and Kevin B Burdge and Alison M. Dugas and Christoffer U. Fremling and Gregg W. Hallinan and Thomas. A. Prince and J. van Roestel},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The Kitt Peak Electron Multiplying CCD (EMCCD) demonstrator is a new instrument that has been developed for use at the Kitt Peak National Observatory’s 84-inch telescope. The EMCCD enables single-band optical imaging in the Sloan g and r bands and Johnson UVRI filters. The EMCCD is chosen for its sub-electron effective read noise using large multiplicative gains. With these systems, frame rates of greater than 1 Hz are possible. The field of view is 4.4 × 4.4 arcmin^2 and the pixel size is 0… 
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