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Title: Development of detectors for space missions and balloon flights
Authors: Ambily, S
Issue Date: Nov-2018
Publisher: Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Citation: Ph.D. Thesis, University of Calcutta, Calcutta
Abstract: We are developing compact astronomical payloads for ultraviolet (UV) obser-vations from CubeSats and high altitude balloons. It is important to have a highly sensitive, low noise detector in the UV region where the incomingphotons are very few. Micro Channel Plate (MCP) based photon counting detectors are widely used in UV astronomy due to their low noise levels, high sensitivity, and large area.
Description: Thesis Supervisor Prof. Jayant Murthy
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2248/7503
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