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Acquisition Camera Properties

Acq Cam Optical Properties

The optical elements of Acquisition Camera (e.g. filters) are described in detail on the Acq Cam pages.



Acq Cam Detector Properties

Detector read noise: typical noise characteristics are given on the Acq Cam pages. The ITC currently adopts a fixed value of 6e-.

Dark current: varies with the temperature of the TE-cooled detector. The final operating temperature has not yet been determined. The ITC assumed 20e-/s appropriate for -20C.



Last update February 28, 2001; Phil Puxley