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Performance tests on Ge:Ga and Ge:Be detectors for the ISO long wavelength spectrometer

Griffin, Matthew Joseph, Ade, Peter A. R., Church, S., Murray, A., Overhamm, M., Faymonville, R. and Wang, S. Y. 1990. Performance tests on Ge:Ga and Ge:Be detectors for the ISO long wavelength spectrometer. Presented at: 29th Liège International Astrophysical Colloquium, Liège, Belgium, 3-5 July 1990. From Ground-Based to Space-Borne Sub-mm Astronomy: Proceedings of the 29th Liege International Astrophysical Colloquium held at the Institut d'Astrophysique, Liege, Belgium 3-5 July 1990. ESA. SP , vol. 29. Paris, France: European Space Agency, pp. 359-364.

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Abstract

The configuration of the detectors in the Long Wavelength Spectrometer (LWS) flown on the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) satellite is described. The results of sensitivity and spectral response measurements on prototype detectors and filters are outlined. Spectral response profiles are presented for various stressed and unstressed detectors. Dark current versus 1/T response for three detectors is shown in graphic form. The signal flow diagram for detector tests is presented.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Publisher: European Space Agency
ISBN: 9789290920984
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:31
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/40321

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