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MITLL3 Parameters with UltraDAS + SDSU Gen.2

NB these figures refer to MITLL3 when it was used with a Gen. 2 controller. Converted to Gen. 3 on the 14th March 2007

Device Identification

Chip name MITLL3
Year of manufacture 2003
Serial number 34-2-2-1
First light on La Palma July 2003
Description CC1D20 deep depletion

Operational Characteristics

Speed  Slow Fast
Bias(ADU) 6451
Gain(e/ADU) 0.67
Noise(e) 2.3
Noise (ADU) 3.4 2.0
Linear to(ADU) 
{also see graphs below}
65K 60K
Readout time(s) 60 39

Windowing is available.

Binning has been tested up to 4 x 4.

Vertical CTE 0.999997
Horizontal CTE  0.999994

Physical Characteristics

X Pixel size 15 microns
Y Pixel size 15 microns
X size in pixels of digitised area 2148
Y size in pixels of digitised area 4200
X size of useful imaging area 2043
Y size of useful imaging area 4098
X start of useful imaging area 17
Ystart of useful imaging area 1
LN2 capacity of cryostat 2.5 litres
Cryostat window thickness 4 mm
Distance from window to CCD 11 mm measured optically
Cryostat window size 35 mm x 70 mm

Operational Parameters

Flooding type none
Operating temperature 163K
Preferred amplifier B (right hand side)

Measured characteristics

Dark current ?
Cosmetics  Bright trap at [823,2592], Dark frame showing window to be used with Oasis
 There is a defect in column 712.


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Last modified: 21 November 2010