Conference Presentations

2013
Scientific Detector Workshop, October 7 - 11, 2013, Florence, Italy

  • Precision UV-QE Measurements at Optical Detectors
    Poster  by S. Deiries (as pdf-file, 2 MB)
    Poster-pop-presentation  by S. Deiries (as pptx-file, 4 MB)
    Paper  by S. Deiries (as pdf-file, 1 MB)
  • The Millikelvin Challenge - Cryogenic Control with Industrial PLCs
    Poster  by R. Reiss (as pdf-file, 2 MB)
  • ESO Adaptive Optics Prototype Controller for the E-ELT
    Poster  by J. Reyes (as pdf-file, 1 MB)
  • Wide-Band Spice Model of the High-Speed and High-Voltage Transformers for the CCD220
    Poster  by J. Romero, Univ. of Malaga, Spain (as pdf-file, 1 MB)
  • State-of-the-art detector controller for ESO instruments
  • Poster  by L. Mehrgan (as pdf-file, 800 kB)
  • The CCD riddle revisted: Signal versus time - linear, signal versus variance - non-linear
    Poster  by M. Downing,  (as pdf-file, 700 kB)
    Paper  by M. Downing,  (as pdf-file, 600 kB)
  • High QE, 3e- RoN, fast 700 fps, 1760 x 1680 pixels CMOS Imager
    Paper  by M. Downing,  (as pdf-file, 2 MB)
  • Optimization and Deployment of the e2v L3-Vision CCD220
    Paper  by M. Downing,  (as pdf-file, 3 MB)

2012

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, July 01 - 06, 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Vacuum and Cryogenic System for the MUSE Detectors
    Paper   by J. L. Lizon  (as pdf-file, 500 kB)
  • Optical bi-stable Shutter Development/Improvement
    Paper   by J. L. Lizon  (as pdf-file, 300 kB)
  • A Series of Detector Systems for MUSE
    Paper   by J. L. Lizon  (as pdf-file, 500 kB)
  • The MUSE Instrument Detector System
    Paper   by R. Reiss   (as pdf-file, 500 kB)
  • An Overview of AONGC and the ESO Adaptive Optics Wave Front Sensing Camera
    Paper   by J. Reyes   (as pdf-file, 1 MB)
  • First results from a novel curving process for large area scientific imagers
    Paper   by O. Iwert
  • Backside-Illuminated, high QE, 3e- RoN, fast 700 fps, 1760 x 1680 pixels CMOS Imager for AO with highly parallel readout
    Paper   by M Downing


2011

  • Colour computer vision: Fundamentals, allpications and challenges
    Presentation   by I. Molina-Conde, Depto. Tecnologia Electronica, Univ. of Malaga, Spain   (as pdf-file, 1.6 MB)

2010

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, June 27 - July 02, 2010, San Diego, California

  • AO Wavefront Sensing Detector Developments at ESO
    Paper   by M. Downing  (as pdf-file, 1.9 MB)
    Presentation   by M. Downing  (as pdf-file, 1.3 MB)
  • SPIE conference 2010 Highlights - Summary Talks
    Presentation   by M. Downing   (as pdf-file, 2.6 MB)
    Presentation   by O. Iwert   (as pdf-file, 3 MB)

2009

Detectors for Astronomy Workshop, October 12 - 16, 2009, Garching

  • Optical Detector Systems at ESO
    Writeup   by D. Baade   (as pdf-file, 131 kB)
    Presentation   by D. Baade   (as ppt-file, 5.2 MB)
  • Bulk Silicon CCDs, Point Spread Functions, and Photon Transfer Curves: CCD Testing Activities at ESO
    Presentation   by M. Downing   (as ppt-file, 4.7 MB)
  • Wavefront Sensor for Adaptive Optics
    Writeup   by M. Downing   (as pdf-file, 2.7 MB)
    Presentation   by M. Downing   (as ppt-file, 9.6 MB)
  • CCD UV QE Improvement by Gas and Thermal Treatment
    Poster   by S. Deiries   (as pdf-file, 1.9 MB)
    Writeup   by S. Deiries   (as pdf-file, 1 MB)
  • Developing of Python Module to Detector Characterisation
    Poster   by N. Haddad   (as pdf-file, 671 kB)
  • Ultrastable Operation of CCDs for High Resolution Spectrographs
    Poster   by O. Iwert   (as pdf-file, 202 kB)
  • The Challenge of Highly Curved Monolithic Imaging Detectors
    Poster   by O. Iwert   (as pdf-file, 140 kB)
  • The MUSE Detector System
    Writeup   by R. Reiss   (as pdf-file, 3.9 MB)
    Poster   by R. Reiss   (as pdf-file, 2.5 MB)
  • ESO AO Wavefront Sensor Camera
    Writeup   by J. Reyes   (as pdf-file, 425 kB)
    Poster   by J. Reyes   (as pdf-file, 1.3 MB)

International Image Sensor Workshop, June 26 - 29, 2009, Bergen, Norway

  • Commercial CMOS Situation, link to Scientific CMOS, some CCDs, Glance at other Applications
    Workshop wrap up - part 1,
    Presentation by O. Iwert   (as pdf-file, 6.5 MB)
  • Selected Examples of up-coming CMOS Technology
    Workshop wrap up - part 2,
    Presentation   by M. Downing   (as pdf-file, 8.8 MB)

2008

  • ODT Annual Summary 2008
    Presentation   by D. Baade   (as pdf-file, 4.2 MB)

2007

  • ODT Annual Summary 2007
    Presentation   by D. Baade   (as pdf-file, 5.4 MB)
  • ELT AO WFS - Possible Developments
    Presentation   by M. Downing et. al.   (as pdf-file, 4.2 MB)
  • pnCCD - First Test Results
    Presentation   by M. Downing et. al.   (as pdf-file, 4.1 MB)
  • ESO Test Plan for AO WFS CCD220
    Presentation   by M. Downing et. al.   (as pdf-file, 3.4 MB)

INS Monthly Meeting, Oct 26, 2007, Garching

  • Innovative Software Engineering Applied to NGC for Optical Detectors
    Presentation   by C. Cumani et. al.   (as pdf-file, 460 kB)

2006

  • ODT Annual Summary 2006
    Presentation   by D. Baade   (as pdf-file, 2.4 MB)
  • Optical Detector Systems
    Presentation   by D. Baade   (as pdf-file, 2.1 MB)

SPIEĀ“s International Symposium on Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, May 24 - 31, 2006, Orlando, Florida

  • The OmegaCAM 16k x 16k CCD Detector System for the ESO VLT Survey Telescope (VST)
    Paper   by O. Iwert et. al.   (as pdf-file, 940 kB)
  • CCD riddle: a) signal vs time: linear; b) signal vs variance: non-linear
    Paper   by M. Downing et. al.   (as pdf-file, 360 kB)
  • Custom CCD for adaptive optics applications
    Paper   by M. Downing et. al.   (as pdf-file, 470 kB)

Conference Presentations (1996 - 2005)

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