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MTF optimization of MCT detectors
Author(s): L. Martineau; L. Rubaldo; F. Chabuel; Olivier Gravrand
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Paper Abstract

Spatial applications are challenging infrared (IR) technologies requiring the best system performances. Usually, the need is a trade-off between the signal to noise ratio (SNR) and spatial response of the IR detector, and in particular the modulation transfer function (MTF) performance. MTF optimization requires a deep understanding of detector physics and the use of evaluation tools. This paper describes the optimization of an n-on-p Mercury Cadmium Telluride (MCT) pixel design using a MTF mathematical model to predict the performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2013
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8889, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XVII, 88891B (24 October 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2028883
Show Author Affiliations
L. Martineau, SOFRADIR (France)
L. Rubaldo, SOFRADIR (France)
F. Chabuel, SOFRADIR (France)
Olivier Gravrand, CEA-LETI-Minatec (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8889:
Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XVII
Roland Meynart; Steven P. Neeck; Haruhisa Shimoda, Editor(s)

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