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The Digicon Detectors

GHRS Instrument Handbook


Design and Construction of the GHRS

Figure 6.6: Cutaway view of a Digicon.

Figure 6.7: Cross-section of a Digicon and views of its faceplate and diode arrays.

Figure 6.8: A view from the cross-dispersers toward the Digicon detectors, to illustrate the senses of x and y motions and of increasing wavelength.

Figure 6.9: A detailed layout of the diodes in the Digicon detectors. Note the six large corner diodes and the six focus diodes (numbers 4, 5, and 6, for example).

Figure 6.6: - Cutaway view of a Digicon.
Figure 6.7: - Cross-section of a Digicon and views of its faceplate and diode arrays.
Figure 6.8: - A view from the cross-dispersers toward the Digicon detectors, to illustrate the senses of x and y motions and of increasing wavelength.
Figure 6.9: - A detailed layout of the diodes in the Digicon detectors. Note the six large corner diodes and the six focus diodes (numbers 4, 5, and 6, for example).