27 August 2009 III-V infrared research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Jet Propulsion Laboratory is actively developing the III-V based infrared detector and focal plane arrays (FPAs) for NASA, DoD, and commercial applications. Currently, we are working on multi-band Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors (QWIPs), Superlattice detectors, and Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetector (QDIPs) technologies suitable for high pixel-pixel uniformity and high pixel operability large area imaging arrays. In this paper we report the first demonstration of the megapixel-simultaneously-readable and pixel-co-registered dual-band QWIP focal plane array (FPA). In addition, we will present the latest advances in QDIPs and Superlattice infrared detectors at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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S. D. Gunapala, D. Z. Ting, C. J. Hill, A. Soibel, John Liu, J. K. Liu, J. M. Mumolo, S. A. Keo, J. Nguyen, S. V. Bandara, M. Z. Tidrow, "III-V infrared research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory", Proc. SPIE 7467, Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments III, 74670R (27 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.828786; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.828786
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