Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Photoresponse nonlinearity in platinum silicide photodiodes
Author(s): David L. Perry; Michael R. Descour; Eustace L. Dereniak
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

Sources of photoresponse nonlinearity in charge-integrating platinum silicide photodiodes are identified. Simulation results are presented, illustrating the magnitude of this nonlinearity as a function of wavelength, initial bias voltage, and stray capacitance. Additional simulation studies are discussed, revealing the impact of photoresponse nonlinearity on slope-and-offset- corrected thermal imaging. Application charts are provided, indicating the proper choice of calibration points for platinum silicide imaging systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2020, Infrared Technology XIX, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.160569
Show Author Affiliations
David L. Perry, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Michael R. Descour, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Eustace L. Dereniak, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2020:
Infrared Technology XIX
Bjorn F. Andresen; Freeman D. Shepherd, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top