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Spatially and temporally resolved IR image detection with a semiconductor-gas-discharge device
Author(s): Heinz A. Willebrand; Yuri Astrov; Leonid Portsel; S. Teperick; Thomas Gauselmann; Hans-Georg Purwins
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Paper Abstract

We suggest a method for spatially and temporally resolved IR-image detection by using a semiconductor-gas discharge (SGD-) structure. The operation of the device is based on the conversion of IR-radiation into the visible spectral range. Especially, we discuss the influence of the system parameters on the operation of the device and propose a technical realization for a real time IR-image conversion camera based on the converter cell in connection with a standard CCD-camera. In combination with a gateable CCD-camera or an electron-optical recording technique (e.g., streak- or framing camera), the converter structure could be used for high speed IR-imaging in the microsecond range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2269, Infrared Technology XX, (17 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.188667
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Heinz A. Willebrand, Univ. Muenster (Germany)
Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Yuri Astrov, A.F. Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute (Russia)
Leonid Portsel, A.F. Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute (Russia)
S. Teperick, A.F. Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute (Russia)
Thomas Gauselmann, Univ. Muenster (Germany)
Hans-Georg Purwins, Univ. Muenster (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2269:
Infrared Technology XX
Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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