Instrument Characteristics

Main elements

Conceptual design of OMI
Conceptual design of OMI

The OMI instrument is composed of the following three elements:

  1. Optical Assembly (OA) , consisting of the Optical Bench (OPB), two Detector Modules (DEM), and Thermal Hardware
  2. Electronics Unit (ELU), performing CCD readout control and analog-to-digital conversion (ADC)
  3. Interface Adaptor Module (IAM), performing Command Buffering as well as the Data Formatting and Satellite Bus Interface functions.

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