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Infrared focal plane array modeling
Author(s): Richard A. LeBlanc; Casey L. Contini
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Paper Abstract

A model for staring focal plane arrays is described. The model characterizes two types of detectors, the platinum silicide (PtSi) Schottky-barrier diode and the mercury-cadmiun-tellurium (MCT) detector. The MCT devices provide high performance in both the 3-5-micron and 8-12-micron regions, while the Schottky devices, functioning only in the 3-5-micron band, provide high density and economy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1309, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21756
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Richard A. LeBlanc, Martin Marietta Corp. (United States)
Casey L. Contini, Martin Marietta Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1309:
Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing

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