Holland Andrew - Gaia
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Andrew Holland is an expert in detector physics, having worked previously on a range of detector developments including XMM-Newton/EPIC and Swift. Andrew was a member of the Gaia Science Team from October 2001 until December 2005. During this period he also advised the Gaia project on Gaia CCD and instrument-related issues, in particular the CCD radiation damage effects and prediction of on-orbit performance. Andrew was also a member of the Gaia RVS Consortium responsible for RVS focal plane considerations.
[Published: 16/08/2004 | Updated: 06/11/2006]
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