MDM Observatory's 8K CCD array project based at Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory:
Readout Performance e-mail:

Telephone: (212) 854-7899


Readout adds less than 5 electrons/pixel readout noise, in quadrature. Readout can occur at two speeds (50 kilopixels/s and 300 kilopixels/s), with 1 amplifier each through all 8 CCDs simultaneously. Readout time in 30s at fast speed.