24 October 2012 Latest pixel size reduction of uncooled IR-FPA at CEA, LETI
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Proceedings Volume 8541, Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications IX; 85410C (2012); doi: 10.1117/12.974579
Event: SPIE Security + Defence, 2012, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Abstract
Recent developments at the Infrared Lab (LIR) of CEA, LETI have been concentrated on the pixel size reduction of uncooled infrared detectors. With the support from French company ULIS, we have successfully demonstrated the technological integration of 12μm pixels on a commercial TV-format read-out circuit (VGA-ROIC) supplied by ULIS. The 12μm pixel has been designed, processed and characterized in CEA, LETI and first results showed exceptional performances. This paper presents the characterization and associated imagery results.
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Sebastien Becker, Pierre Imperinetti, Jean-Jacques Yon, Jean-Louis Ouvrier-Buffet, Valérie Goudon, Antoine Hamelin, Claire Vialle, Agnès Arnaud, "Latest pixel size reduction of uncooled IR-FPA at CEA, LETI", Proc. SPIE 8541, Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications IX, 85410C (24 October 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.974579; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.974579
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Microbolometers

Absorption

Readout integrated circuits

Staring arrays

Amorphous silicon

Electro optics

Resistance

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