7 May 2009 Fifty years of successful MCT research and production in France
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France has a long and fruitful history regarding Mercury Cadmium Telluride (MCT) research and production and is still one of the leading countries for the production of MCT IR detectors. To give a historical account of its development and progress, SAGEM Défense Sécurité will describe the early days of MCT developments in France. CEA-Leti (the French Atomic Energy Commission and a leading applied research center in electronics) will then present the research carried out on second- and third-generation MCT technologies, followed by Sofradir who will discuss the production of these new detector types.
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Philippe Bensussan, Philippe Bensussan, Philippe Tribolet, Philippe Tribolet, Gérard Destéfanis, Gérard Destéfanis, Michel Sirieix, Michel Sirieix, "Fifty years of successful MCT research and production in France", Proc. SPIE 7298, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXV, 72982N (7 May 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.821015; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.821015
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