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Here you will find highly specialist technical PACS documentation for reference about the instrument, its data and data products and its operation. Be aware that many of the documents here are for historical reference only and may now be obsolete: these documents are intended mainly for the use of instrument experts.

PACS Data Products

PACS Overview

PACS DESIGN AND SPECIFICATIONS

PACS AOTs and AOT design

Performance and Calibration:

BoloMETER CALIBRATION

Photometer Calibration

Spectrometer Calibration

In-Flight Performance and Testing

COMISSIONING - COP PHASE

PERFORMANCE VERIFICATION - PV PHASE

Pointing

Beams

Detector

Trends

  • "Trend and Anomalies": daily and long-term trend plots , space weather, ODs with anomalies over the mission, Christophe Jean and the PACS ICC

Chopper

Focal Plane Geometry

Radiation effects

Instrument Software

Pre-Flight Testing

Laboratory Testing (Detectors)

Laboratory Testing (Chopper)

Laboratory Testing (Calibration Sources)

Laboratory Testing (Other Systems)

Pre-Flight Flight Model Instrument Level Test (FM-ILT)

Data Processing

General

Photometer General

Photometer Mappers

Spectrometer General