Steve Bowring is a senior design engineer for e2v technologies, the UK-based company that is manufacturing the CCDs for Gaia. Steve has been designing CCDs at e2v for more than 15 years and has been involved with several important ESA programmes, including XMM-Newton and Rosetta, prior to his involvement in Gaia-related activities. Steve has also been involved with many ground-based and space-borne astronomy programmes leading to the design of the large area Gaia CCD arrays.
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See the Picture of the week featuring the first e2v CCDs for Gaia.
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