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Sources

In order to test our detectors, we maintain a variety of sources of photon illumination, from simple LEDs to sophisticated calibrated large vacuum chamber systems. Some of our more specialised sources are

  • Visible wavelength flat-field illuminator for bench or vacuum test of Gaia CCDs
  • Radiometrically calibrated tungsten-halogen source for VIS-NIR
  • Sources of X-ray photons and electrons
  • Large-format point-source panel for geometrical calibration of optical systems for VIS-IR.

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