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Current and future InSb infrared arrays for astronomy
Author(s): Alan W. Hoffman
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Paper Abstract

Meeting the stringent requirements of astronomy provides some of the most difficult and interesting challenges to the infrared industry. This paper evaluates InSb array performance, compares this performance with astronomy requirements, and predicts what could be available before the end of this century. Technology trends in infrared arrays for astronomical applications are analyzed to stimulate development in the industry and to assist astronomers in planning future instruments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 October 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1946, Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation, (20 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.158669
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Alan W. Hoffman, Santa Barbara Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1946:
Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation
Albert M. Fowler, Editor(s)

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