Hardware Details

Documents

  • Interface Control Document for the New General Detector Controller (NGC)   (pdf-file,7.4 MB)
    ESO-Doc. No. VLT-ICD-ESO-13660-4009 by  M. Meyer   et al.   (Aug/02/2008)
  • New General Detector Controller (NGC) - Reliability Analysis   (pdf-file,510 kB)
    ESO-Doc. No. VLT-TRE-ESO-13660-4578 issue 1.0 by  D. Baade   (Jun/18/2008)
  • New General Detector Controller (NGC) - User Manual   (pdf-file,2.7 MB)
    ESO-Doc. No. VLT-MAN-ESO-13660-4510 by  M. Meyer   et al.   (Jan/18/2008)
  • New General Detector Controller - Requirements   (pdf-file,590 kB)
    ESO-Doc. No. VLT-SPE-ESO-13660-3207 issue 1.01 by  D. Baade   (Mar/11/2004)
  • Next Generation Detector Controller -Technical Report   (pdf-file,778 kB)
    ESO-Doc. No. VLT-TRE-ESO-13660-3900 issue 1.1 by  M. Meyer (Mar/08/2004)

Papers

  • NGC - Detector Array Controller based on High Speed Serial LinkTechnology    (pdf-file,110 kB)
    Paper for SDW 2005 in Taormina (Italy) by  M. Meyer   et al.   (Dec/05/2005)
  • NGC Front-End for CCDs and AO Applications    (pdf-file,150 kB)
    Paper for SDW 2005 in Taormina (Italy) by   J. Reyes   et al.    (Jun/24/2005)

Presentations

  • NGC and L3 CCDs    (pdf-file,820 kB)
    Presentation of NGC "first light" with L3 CCDs by  M. Meyer   (Dec/05/2005)
  • NGC - Detector Array Controller based on High Speed Serial LinkTechnology    (pdf-file,1.1 MB)
    Presentation of NGC "first light" with PICNIC array by  M. Meyer   (Dec/05/2005)
  • CCD head for AO    (pdf-file,710 kB)
    Presentation at ESO by   J. Reyes   (Dec/08/2004)
  • NGC progress, common platform and deliverables    (pdf-file,640 kB)
    Presentation at ESO by   J. Reyes   (Mar/19/2004)
  • Prototyping NGC    (pdf-file,2.3 MB)
    Presentation at ESO by   M. Meyer   (Mar/19/2004)
  • Study on the hardware of the ESO Next Generation DetectorController (ENGDC)    (pdf-file,740 kB)
    Presentation at ESO by   J. Reyes   (Nov/07/2003)
  • ESODAC - Study for a new ESO Detector Array Controller    (ppt-file,600 kB)
    Presentation at ESO by   M. Meyer   (Oct/24/2003)