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Andor Launches Cameras for Astronomy Brochure

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Andor Launches Cameras for Astronomy Brochure

Press release date: December 19, 2013

Andor’s new Astronomy Brochure brings together a wide range of high performance astronomy cameras, offering technical information, specifications, case studies and application recommendations.

Belfast – Andor Technology plc (Andor), a world leader in scientific imaging and spectroscopy solutions, today announced the launch of its ‘Cameras for Astronomy’ brochure, providing an overview of Andor’s astronomy products. The brochure is rich with information, covering camera technology overviews (CCD, EMCCD and sCMOS), and providing detailed information on individual cameras, including specifications, applications and selected case studies. The brochure also provides links to even more detailed information via Andor’s Learning Center, a portal to further resources including concise technical briefs and key features videos.

Andor has been a supplier of high performance cameras for the astronomy community for over 15 years, with an outstanding reputation for delivering ‘off the shelf’ solutions, cutting edge next generation technology and bespoke solutions via the unique Customer Special Request (CSR) function within engineering. As well as being the leading manufacturer of deep cooled back-illuminated CCDs, single photon sensitive EMCCD cameras, a key technology for astronomy applications such as adaptive optics or lucky imaging, Andor continues to bring new technologies to the market. The cutting edge Scientific CMOS (sCMOS) range has become the camera of choice for the Solar Astronomer.

Colin Duncan, Physical Sciences ApplicationSpecialist at Andor, said; “I am delighted to be able to showcase our exciting portfolio of astronomy cameras. The clear layout, the multi-layered information sources and the sectioning into the main detector technologies, CCD, EMCCD and our newest ground breaking sCMOS technology, makes this a great gateway into our products”.

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