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Novel high-resolution VGA QWIP detector
Author(s): H. Kataria; C. Asplund; A. Lindberg; S. Smuk; J. Alverbro; D. Evans; S. Sehlin; S. Becanovic; P. Tinghag; L. Höglund; F. Sjöström; E. Costard
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Paper Abstract

Continuing with its legacy of producing high performance infrared detectors, IRnova introduces its high resolution LWIR IDDCA (Integrated Detector Dewar Cooler assembly) based on QWIP (quantum well infrared photodetector) technology. The Focal Plane Array (FPA) has 640×512 pixels, with small (15μm) pixel pitch, and is based on the FLIRIndigo ISC0403 Readout Integrated Circuit (ROIC). The QWIP epitaxial structures are grown by metal-organic vapor phase epitaxy (MOVPE) at IRnova. Detector stability and response uniformity inherent to III/V based material will be demonstrated in terms of high performing detectors. Results showing low NETD at high frame rate will be presented. This makes it one of the first 15μm pitch QWIP based LWIR IDDCA commercially available on the market. High operability and stability of our other QWIP based products will also be shared.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 2017
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10177, Infrared Technology and Applications XLIII, 101772C (3 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2267720
Show Author Affiliations
H. Kataria, IRnova AB (Sweden)
C. Asplund, IRnova AB (Sweden)
A. Lindberg, IRnova AB (Sweden)
S. Smuk, IRnova AB (Sweden)
J. Alverbro, IRnova AB (Sweden)
D. Evans, IRnova AB (Sweden)
S. Sehlin, IRnova AB (Sweden)
S. Becanovic, IRnova AB (Sweden)
P. Tinghag, IRnova AB (Sweden)
L. Höglund, IRnova AB (Sweden)
F. Sjöström, IRnova AB (Sweden)
E. Costard, IRnova AB (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10177:
Infrared Technology and Applications XLIII
Bjørn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Charles M. Hanson; John Lester Miller; Paul R. Norton, Editor(s)

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