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TEK1 Parameters with UltraDAS + SDSU Gen.2

Device Identification

Chip name TEK1
Year of manufacture 1991
Serial number 1347BR12-02
First light on La Palma March 1992
Description Thinned AR coated, converted to run with UltraDAS September 2001.

Operational Characteristics

Speed  Slow Fast
Bias(ADU) 930 910
Gain(e/ADU) 1.63 4
Noise(e) 4.0 8.7
Noise (ADU) 2.5 2.2
Linear to(ADU) 
{also see graphs below}
60K 60K
Readout time(s) 39 24
Windowing is available.

Binning is available.

Vertical CTE 0.99999
Horizontal CTE  0.99999

Physical Characteristics

X Pixel size 24 microns
Y Pixel size 24 microns
X size in pixels of digitised area 1100
Y size in pixels of digitised area 1040
X size of useful imaging area 1024
Y size of useful imaging area 1024
X start of useful imaging area 53
Ystart of useful imaging area 0
LN2 capacity of cryostat 2.5 litres
Cryostat window thickness 4 mm
Distance from window to CCD
Cryostat window size 40mm x 40mm

Operational Parameters

Flooding type none
Operating temperature 168K
Preferred amplifier B
Anti-blooming available no

Measured Characteristics

Dark current <9 e/hour

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Last modified: 21 November 2010