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TEK6 Parameters with UltraDAS

Device Identification

Chip name TEK6
Year of manufacture 1994
Serial number 
First light on La Palma March 1995
Description  Thinned AR coated fitted as integral part of WYFFOS, converted to run with UltraDAS January 2001.

Operational Characteristics

N.B.  Although slow and fast speeds are selectable, for Tek6 only, they are in fact identical in every way as the figures would suggest.

Speed Slow Fast
Bias(ADU) 4430
Gain(e/ADU) 2.1 2.1
Noise(e) 7 7
Linear to(ADU) 60K 60K
Readout time(s) 38 38

Binning is not available

Windowing is not 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 1
LN2 capacity of cryostat 2.5 litres

Operational Parameters
Flooding type none
Operating temperature 153K
Preferred amplifier B

Measured Characteristics

Linearity was measured in January 2002 using this method

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Last modified: 21 November 2010