The switching matrix is a custom-designed box to allow current measurements of 12 detectors during soak testing. The detectors are biased whilst contained in a freezer unit. The switching matrix connects a detector to the ammeter before breaking the circuit. The circuit is then completed again before the ammeter is disconnected. This is repeated for each detector in sequence.
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Updated Wednesday 20th September 2000