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HgCdTe detectors for space and science imaging in France: general issues and latest achievements
Author(s): O. Gravrand; J. Rothman; C. Cervera; N. Baier; C. Lobre; J. P. Zanatta; O. Boulade; V. Moreau; B. Fieque

Paper Abstract

HgCdTe is very unique material system for infrared (IR) detection. In combination with its lattice matched native substrate CdZnTe, this semiconductor alloy allows to address the whole infrared (IR) band, from the near IR (NIR, 2?m cutoff) to the middle wave IR (MWIR, 5μm cutoff), the long wave IR (LWIR, 10μm cutoff), up to the very long wave IR (VLWIR, cutoffs larger than 14μm).

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2017
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 10562, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016, 1056240 (25 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2296207
Show Author Affiliations
O. Gravrand, CEA-LETI (France)
J. Rothman, CEA-LETI (France)
C. Cervera, CEA-LETI (France)
N. Baier, CEA-LETI (France)
C. Lobre, CEA-LETI (France)
J. P. Zanatta, CEA-LETI (France)
O. Boulade, CEA-IRFU (France)
V. Moreau, CEA-IRFU (France)
B. Fieque, SOFRADIR (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10562:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016
Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas; Zoran Sodnik, Editor(s)

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