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6 June 1995 Controlling an ALADDIN 1K x 1K array with Wildfire
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Wildfire is the array and instrument controller currently used in the infra-red instrumentation at National Optical Astronomy Observatories. Wildfire is a high performance, versatile transputer based controller which handles the clocking and readout of two-dimensional arrays along with all other aspects of instrument control. The system was originally designed to support the present generation of 256 X 256 infra-red arrays. This paper discusses the upgrade plan for Wildfire which is required to read out the newly developed 1 K X 1 K InSb arrays.
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Gerald B. Heim, Nick C. Buchholz, and Albert M. Fowler "Controlling an ALADDIN 1K x 1K array with Wildfire", Proc. SPIE 2475, Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy, (6 June 1995);


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