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Optical and infrared detectors for astronomy

Optical and infrared detectors for astronomy

21-22 June, 2004, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Optical detectors -- Congresses.,
  • Telescopes -- Congresses.,
  • Infrared detectors -- Congresses.,
  • Astronomical instruments -- Congresses.,
  • Charge coupled devices -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and author index.

    StatementJames D. Garnett, James W. Beletic, chairs/editors ; sponsored and published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ; cooperating organizations, AAS--American Astronomical Society (USA) ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesProceedings of SPIE,, v. 5499, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 5499.
    ContributionsGarnett, James David., Beletic, James W., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers., American Astronomical Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC373.O59 O67 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 556 p. :
    Number of Pages556
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3439020M
    ISBN 100819454311
    LC Control Number2005298184
    OCLC/WorldCa56720278

    Optical performance of the BICEP2 Telescope at the South Pole. In Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy V [V] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. ).


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