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Quantum Efficiency of the CCDs

The thinned chips offer a substantial advantage in quantum efficiency over the thick chips, and this advantage is greater at bluer wavelengths. Chapter gif describes the CCDs currently available at the ING telescopes, and updates will be published regularly in Spectrum. Technical notes 92 and 93 give details of the next generation and the current generation of CCD cameras respectively, and charatcteristics of operational cameras are available on the World-Wide Web servers at Cambridge and La Palma.

Tue Aug 15 16:42:46 BST 1995