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Acquisition Camera Properties

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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

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