31 May 2005 Characterization and modeling of a quantum cascade detector
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Abstract
A photovoltaic intersubband detector based on electron transfer on a cascade of quantum levels is presented: a Quantum Cascade Detector (QCD). Optical and electrical performances of a QCD are presented: high responsivity at null bias voltage about 44mA/W, high resistivity. Because they work with no dark current, QCDs are very promising for small pixel and large focal plane array applications. A dark current modelling is explained.
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C. Koeniguer, L. Gendron, X. Marcadet, V. Berger, "Characterization and modeling of a quantum cascade detector", Proc. SPIE 5783, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXI, (31 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.602716; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.602716
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