Bolometer arrays

Bolometer arrays contained in the PACS photometer’s Bolometer Focal Plane (BFP) are made up of 16x16 pixel grids. Each pixel is a750 µm square.

Bolometers arrays scheme for the two PACS photometer focal planes
Figure: bolometer arrays for both PACS focal planes
Matrice de bolometres du plan bleu
Blue channel integrated bolometer array (64x32 pixels)
Sous matrice de bolometres
Individual bolometer grid

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