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The New Red Channel Detector

By admin - Posted on 19 October 2009

The installation and testing of a new detector for Red Channel has been completed by the UofA’s Imaging Technology Laboratory (ITL). The new device has 15-micron pixels and a format of 520 x 1032 pixels (spatial x dispersion). The read noise of the detector is 3.5 electrons. The measure QE for the detector is provided below. ITL’s web page ( provides additional details and information.

MMT Red Channel CCD Quantum EfficiencyMMT Red Channel CCD Quantum Efficiency