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A report on laboratory performance of the spectroscopic detector arrays for SPIRE/HSO

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dc.contributor.author Ngyuen, Hien T.
dc.contributor.author Bock, James J.
dc.contributor.author Ringold, Peter
dc.contributor.author Battle, John O.
dc.contributor.author Elliott, Steven C.
dc.contributor.author Turner, Anthony D.
dc.contributor.author Weilert, Mark
dc.contributor.author Hristov, V. V.
dc.contributor.author Schulz, B.
dc.contributor.author Ganga, K.
dc.contributor.author Zhang, L.
dc.contributor.author Beeman, J. W.
dc.contributor.author Ade, Peter A. R.
dc.contributor.author Hargrave, P. C.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-03-24T18:41:47Z
dc.date.available 2006-03-24T18:41:47Z
dc.date.issued 2004-06-20
dc.identifier.citation SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentiation 2004, Glasgow, Scotland, June 20-25, 2004. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 04-1838
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/38947
dc.description.abstract We report the performance of the flight bolometer arrays for the Spectral and Photometric Imaging REceiver (SPIRE) instrument to be on board of the Herschel Space Observatory (HSO). We describe the test setup for the flight Bolometric Detector Assembly (BDA) that allows the characterization of its performance, both dark and optical, in one instrument’s cool down. We summarize the laboratory procedure to measure the basic bolometer parameters, optical response time, optical efficiency of bolometer and feedhorn, dark and optical noise, and the overall thermal conductance of the BDA unit. Finally, we present the test results obtained from the two flight units, Spectroscopic Long Wavelength (SLW) and Spectroscopic Short Wavelength (SSW). en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 965824 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004 en
dc.subject bolometer en
dc.subject Spectral and Photometric Imaging REceiver (SPIRE) en
dc.subject astrophysics en
dc.title A report on laboratory performance of the spectroscopic detector arrays for SPIRE/HSO en
dc.type Preprint en


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