Key Features

  • 4,096 x 4,112 pixel image area
  • Very low readout noise; 1, 2, or 4 outputs
  • Real and dummy outputs for differential signal sampling
  • Back-illuminated for > 90% peak spectral response
  • Enhanced red sensitivity (deep depletion) for 900 nm use
  • Precision SiC buttable package designed for cryogenic focal planes with good fill factor
  • Alternate ceramic-PGA package
  • 15 μm square pixels
  • Multiple spectral response options
  • Graded AR coatings available to custom order


Part Number CCD231-84
Sensor Type CCD
Resolution 4096 x 4112
Pixel Size 15 x 15 µm
Image Area 61.4 x 61.7 mm
Output Amp 4 x VLN
Package Buttable SiC Aluminium Nitride PGA
Total Pixels 16.84 MP
Readout Noise 2 e
Wavelength Category Ultraviolet (193-400 nm)
Visible (400-700 nm)
Near Infrared (700-1000 nm)

Relevant Applications

Ground Astronomy
Visible and infrared image sensors that set the standard for the world's leading ground-based astronomy applications and observatories

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Document Type
CCD231-84 Datasheet PDF
Document Type
2017 Ultra Low AIMO Dark Signal

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