21 May 2004:
The detector subystem arrived in Madison and has been set up for testing.
SAAO Activities - Field Lens Insertion:
SAAO Activities - Engineering First Light:
SAAO Activities - Assembled Cryostat:
SAAO Activities - Cryostat Assembly:
SAAO Activities - CCD Mosaicing:
27 October 2003:
On our recent trip to South Africa, we were shown some of the parts that will eventually become the PFIS detector system.
Below is the jig for putting the CCDs into the mosaic and the optical system that will be used for measuring the alignment of the mosaic.
|Here is the Leach controller:
|And the power supply:
And the first few pieces of the aluminum dewar: