16 November 1982 Integrated Infrared Detector Arrays For Low-Background Applications
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Abstract
Advanced infrared detector and detector array technology is being developed and characterized for future NASA space astronomy applications. Si:Bi charge-injection-device arrays have been obtained, and low-background sensitivities comparable to that of good discrete detectors have been measured. Intrinsic arrays are being assessed, and laboratory and telescope data have been collected on a monolithic InSb CCD array. For wavelengths longer than 30 gym, improved Ge:Ga detectors have been produced, and steps have been taken to prove the feasibility of an integrated extrinsic germanium array. Other integrated arrays and cryo-genic components are also under investigation.
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Craig R. McCreight, John H. Goebel, "Integrated Infrared Detector Arrays For Low-Background Applications", Proc. SPIE 0331, Instrumentation in Astronomy IV, (16 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933433; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933433
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