CCD Technical Specifications

CCD Array Pixel size
(µm)
Gain
(e/DN)
Noise [a]
(e)
Bias [a,b]
(ADU)
Binning
(H×V)
Q.E. Remarks
4 800×800 15 2.0 8.0 ? 1×1, 2×1, 2×2, 3×1, 4×1, 6×1, 6×2 thinned
8 800×800 15 1.5 8.0 ? 1×1, 2×1, 2×2, 3×1, 4×1, 6×1, 6×2 thinned, old DBSP blue
9 800×800 15 1.5 12.0 ? 1×1, 1×2, 2×1, 2×2, 3×1, 3×2, 4×1, 4×2 plot thinned, lumogen coated, P60 Echelle only
13 2048×2048 24 1.6 6.3 1790 1×1, 1×2, 1×3, 2×1, 2×2, 2×3, 3×1, 3×2 data
plot
thinned, AR coated, imaging, Norris spect
14 1024×1024 24 2.13 8.6 1100 1×1, 1×2, 1×3, 1×4, 2×1, 2×2, 2×3, 2×4 thinned, AR coated, DBSP blue only (OLD)
15 1024×1024 24 2.0 6.6 2400 1×1, 1×2, 1×3, 2×1, 2×2, 2×3, 3×1, 3×2 data
plot
thinned, AR coated, imaging [c]
16 1024×1024 24 2.5 8.2 ? 1×1, 1×2, 1×3, 2×1, 2×2, 2×3, 3×1, 3×2 plot thinned, AR coated, imaging [c]
20 2688×512 15 0.48 2.5 950 1×1, 1×2, 1×3, 2×1, 2×2, 2×3, 3×1, 3×2 thinned, AR coated, DBSP blue only (OLD)
21 1024×1024 24 2.0 7.5 5000 1×1, 1×2, 1×3, 2×1, 2×2, 2×3, 3×1, 3×2 thinned, AR coated, DBSP red only
23 2048×4096 15 0.72 2.5 3150 1×1, 1×2, 1×3, 2×1, 2×2, 2×3, 3×1, 3×2 plot thinned, AR coated, DBSP blue only
Cosmic 2048×2048 24 ? 11 270 1×1, 2×2
[a] Values in italics are estimates.
[b] Bias level indicated is appropriate for unbinned CCD.
[c] CCD 16 has better blue response than CCD 15; see plot.

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CCDs / v 2.0
Last updated: 9 June 2015 ACM