20 July 1981 Solid-State Pyroelectric Imaging System
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Proceedings Volume 0267, Staring Infrared Focal Plane Technology; (1981) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959916
Event: 1981 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1980, Los Angeles, United States
Two dimensional solid-state pyroelectric (PE) arrays permit infrared detection and imaging in the 8 to 12 micron region without cryogenic cooling. Studies predict that a TV compatible PE camera should have a performance that is comparable to that specified for a military, man-portable IR Common Module system. A camera with a 32 x 32 element solid state array is being built to confirm these predictions. The detector array and camera are described and the results to date presented.
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A. Carlson, K. Wittig, B. Singer, A. Silver, "Solid-State Pyroelectric Imaging System", Proc. SPIE 0267, Staring Infrared Focal Plane Technology, (20 July 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959916; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959916


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