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    The SPICA-SAFARI Detector System: TES Detector Arrays with Frequency Division Multiplexed SQUID Readout


    Jackson, B.D. and de Korte, P.A.J. and van der Kuur, J. and Mauskopf, P.D. and Beyer, J. and Bruijn, M.P. and Cros, A. and Gao, J.R. and Griffin, D. and den Hartog, R. and Kiviranta, M. and de Lange, G. and van Leeuwen, B.-J. and Macculi, C. and Ravera, L. and Trappe, Neil and van Weers, H. and Withington, S. (2012) The SPICA-SAFARI Detector System: TES Detector Arrays with Frequency Division Multiplexed SQUID Readout. Terahertz Science and Technology, IEEE Transactions, 2 (1). pp. 12-21. ISSN 2156-342X

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    Abstract

    The SAFARI instrument is a far-infrared imaging Fourier transform spectrometer for JAXA’s SPICA mission. Taking advantage of the low emission of SPICA’s 5 K telescope, SAFARI will provide background-limited, Nyquist-sampled spectroscopic imaging of a 2’x2’ field-of-view over 34-210 μm, revolutionizing far-infrared astronomy. SAFARI’s aggressive science goals drive the development of a unique detector system combining large-format Transition Edge Sensor arrays and frequency division multiplexed SQUID readout with a high 160x multiplexing factor. The detectors and their cold readout electronics are packaged into 3 focal plane arrays that will be integrated into SAFARI’s focal plane unit. This paper presents the preliminary design concept for the SAFARI detector system.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Preprint version of published article. © 2012 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works.
    Keywords: Astrophysics; Bolometers; Frequency division multiplexing; Superconducting devices; System-level design;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Experimental Physics
    Item ID: 4852
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1109/TTHZ.2011.2177705
    Depositing User: Dr. Neil Trappe
    Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2014 16:38
    Journal or Publication Title: Terahertz Science and Technology, IEEE Transactions
    Publisher: IEEE
    Refereed: Yes
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