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Infrared response of YBa2Cu3O7-delta films to pulsed broadband synchrotron radiation
Author(s): G. Lawrence Carr; Manuel A. Quijada; David B. Tanner; Carol J. Hirschmugl; Gwyn P. Williams; Shahab Etemad; F. De Rosa; T. Venkatesan; Barundeb Dutta; D. Hemmick; Xiaoxing Xi
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Paper Abstract

We report studies of a thin high-Ta film operating as a fast bolometric detector of infrared radiation. The film has a response of several mV when exposed to a 1 W, 1 ns duration broadband infrared pulse. The decay after the pulse was about 4 ns. The temperature dependence of the response accurately tracked dR/dT. A thermal model, in which the film's temperature varies relative to the substrate, provides a good description of the response. We find no evidence for other (non-bolometric) response mechanisms for temperatures near or well below T.

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Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1292, Superconductivity Applications for Infrared and Microwave Devices, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21044
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G. Lawrence Carr, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Manuel A. Quijada, Univ. of Florida (United States)
David B. Tanner, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Carol J. Hirschmugl, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Gwyn P. Williams, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Shahab Etemad, Bell Communications Research (United States)
F. De Rosa, Bell Communications Research (United States)
T. Venkatesan, Bell Communications Research (United States)
Barundeb Dutta, Rutgers Univ. (Belgium)
D. Hemmick, Rutgers Univ. (United States)
Xiaoxing Xi, Rutgers Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1292:
Superconductivity Applications for Infrared and Microwave Devices
Kul B. Bhasin; Vernon O. Heinen, Editor(s)

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