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MITLL3 Parameters with UltraDAS + SDSU Gen.3

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. Converted to run with SDSU Gen3 14/3/7

Operational Characteristics

Speed  Slow Fast
Bias(ADU) 6350


Gain(e/ADU) 0.67
Noise(e) 1.7 to 2.7

2.7 to 4.8

Noise (ADU) 2.5 to 4.0 2.0 to 3.5
Linear to(ADU) 
{also see graphs below}
65K 60K
Readout time(s) 51


The detector noise will be somewhere in the range of values shown above, these values were measured on the telescope.


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 160K
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