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SCUBA-2: Application of LTD technology

Duncan, William, Holland, W., Audley, D., Kelly, D., Peacock, Tully, Hastings, P., MacIntosh, M., Irwin, K., Nam, S. W., Hilton, G., Deiker, S., Walton, A., Gundlach, A., Parkes, W., Dunare, C., Ade, Peter A. R. and Robson, I. 2002. SCUBA-2: Application of LTD technology. Presented at: Low Temperature Detectors: Ninth International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors, Madison, WI, USA, 22-27 July 2001. Published in: Porter, F. Scott, McCammon, Dan, Galeazzi, Massimiliano and Stahle, Caroline K. eds. Ninth International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors. AIP Conference Proceedings , vol. 605. Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, pp. 577-580. 10.1063/1.1457712

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We outline the need for SCUBA 2, its goals and specifications. We give reasons for the choice of the low temperature detector technology of TES arrays and SQUID multiplexers, and describe our pixel and array architecture and progress on the project to date.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: submillimetre astronomy, astronomical instruments, bolometers, SQUIDs, time division multiplexing, superconducting particle detectors, superconducting transition temperature, superconducting thin films, low-temperature techniques
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
ISBN: 0735400490
ISSN: 0094-243X
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:29

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