6 June 1978 A High Performance 8 TO 12 μm (Hg,Cd)Te 72-Element Detector Array
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Proceedings Volume 0132, Utilization of Infrared Detectors; (1978) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.956067
Event: 1978 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1978, Los Angeles, United States
A high performance 8 to 12 µm 72-element (Hg,Cd)Te detector array has been built for an advanced difffaction-limited serial-scanned FLIR system. The avelzage peak detect it for the array is 1.7 x 1011 cm Hz 1/2 /W which results in a cumulative detectivity (~ rn D avg.) of 1.4 x 1012 cm Hz 1/2 /W . The cumulative detectivity controls system sensitivity. The cumulative D* for this array is over 2.3 times higher than a modular FLIR array with 180 elements and a better than average peak detectivity of 4.5 x 1010 cm Hz 1/2 /W or a cumulative detectivity of 0.6 x 1010 cm Hz ½/W.
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James B. Gilpin, James B. Gilpin, John Roschen, John Roschen, Stephen R. Hampton, Stephen R. Hampton, M. John Kniffin, M. John Kniffin, } "A High Performance 8 TO 12 μm (Hg,Cd)Te 72-Element Detector Array", Proc. SPIE 0132, Utilization of Infrared Detectors, (6 June 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956067; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.956067


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