AMBER Detector

The cooled detector in AMBER is a HAWAI I detector, where only one quadrant is used.

Detector Specifications

Size Quantum Efficiency Readout Noise
512×512 pixels 0.8 11.37e-
  • The actual size of the detector is 1024×1024.
  • The Detector quantum efficiency is taken as a mean value over the AMBER full spectral range.
  • The total readout noise of detector is determined at 500 kHz.