24 September 1987 New Solid State Infrared (IR) Source
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Test data is provided on a solid state infrared source developed by High Technology Sensors.* Modulated infrared output has been obtained by injecting free carriers into a heated semiconductor. The source emits radiation from 3 microns to 12 microns. Modulation to 20kHz has been demonstrated. A qualitative source emittance model is presented and the utility of the source for gas sensing applications is discussed.
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Ralph M. Mindock, Ralph M. Mindock, } "New Solid State Infrared (IR) Source", Proc. SPIE 0783, Laser Radar II, (24 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940581; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.940581


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