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PACS Photometer Focal Plane

PACS Photometer Focal Plane

Date: 19 September 2007
Satellite: Herschel
Depicts: PACS photometer focal plane
Copyright: CEA, Saclay, France

The 64 × 32 bolometer array of the short-wave PACS photometer during assembly. The focal plane in the centre of the figure comprises 8 submatrices of 16 × 16 bolometers each. 8 flexible links provide for the necessary electrical connection from the focal plane, operating at 0.3 K, to the buffer amplifier stages, operating at 2 K.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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