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Astronomical Detectors


Cryogenic EMCCD camera for the ING, La Palma .

This camera was constructed in September 2008 for the Isaac Newton Group. It contains a 1K square EMCCD and is intended for rapid spectroscopy of Catalcysmic Variable stars. The camera is of very high performance with a read noise of 0.02e RMS and a CIC level of 0.015e.