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Current status of quantum well focal plane arrays
Author(s): William A. Beck; Thomas S. Faska
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Paper Abstract

The state of the art in quantum well infrared photodetectors (QWIPs) is reviewed, with emphasis on the current status of QWIP focal plane arrays (FPAs). These FPAs are progressing rapidly in size from 256 by 256 to 640 by 480 pixels, and typically have temporal and spatial noise below 20 mK when operated up to 77 K in an f/1.7 camera system. Frames from videotapes recorded with recent FPAs are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 June 1996
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2744, Infrared Technology and Applications XXII, (27 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.243464
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William A. Beck, Army Research Lab. (United States)
Thomas S. Faska, Sanders/Lockheed Martin Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2744:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXII
Bjorn F. Andresen; Marija S. Scholl, Editor(s)

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