Electronic Imaging in Astronomy

Detectors and Instrumentation

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ISBN: 978-3-540-76582-0 (Print) 978-3-540-76583-7 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xl

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-37

    The development of electronic imaging in astronomy

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    Chapter

    Pages 39-75

    Beating the atmosphere

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    Chapter

    Pages 77-117

    Telescopes

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    Chapter

    Pages 119-159

    The discovery power of modern astronomical instruments

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    Chapter

    Pages 161-197

    Instrumentation and detectors

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    Pages 199-240

    Designing and building astronomical instruments

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    Chapter

    Pages 241-275

    Charge-coupled devices

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    Chapter

    Pages 277-313

    Practical operation of CCDs

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    Chapter

    Pages 315-352

    Characterization and calibration of array instruments

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    Chapter

    Pages 353-384

    Image processing and analysis

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    Chapter

    Pages 385-429

    Electronic imaging at infrared wavelengths

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    Pages 431-465

    Electronic imaging at ultraviolet, X-ray, and gamma-ray wavelengths

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    Chapter

    Pages 467-499

    Electronic imaging at sub-millimeter and radio wavelengths

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    Chapter

    Pages 501-514

    Future developments

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 515-552