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e2v CMOS and CCD sensors and systems for astronomy

Jorden, P. R.; Jerram, P. A.; Fryer, M. and Stefanov, K. D. (2017). e2v CMOS and CCD sensors and systems for astronomy. In: Journal of Instrumentation, 12(7), article no. C07008.

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Abstract

e2v designs and manufactures a wide range of sensors for space and astronomy applications. This includes high performance CCDs for X-ray, visible and near-IR wavelengths. In this paper we illustrate the maturity of CMOS capability for these applications; examples are presented together with performance data. The majority of e2v sensors for these applications are back-thinned for highest spectral response and designed for very low read-out noise; the combination delivers high signal to noise ratio in association with a variety of formats and package designs. The growing e2v capability in delivery of sub-systems and cryogenic cameras is illustrated—including the 1.2 Giga-pixel J-PAS camera system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2017 IOP Publishing Ltd and Sissa Medialab
ISSN: 1748-0221
Keywords: photon detectors for UV; visible and IR photons (solid-state); detectors for UV; visible and IR photons; solid state detectors
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Electronic Imaging (CEI)
Space
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Item ID: 50034
Depositing User: Konstantin Stefanov
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2017 15:44
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2017 14:47
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/50034
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