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High-Tc superconducting infrared bolometric detector
Author(s): Barry E. Cole
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Paper Abstract

Recent technological advances have made it possible to form arrays of small thin-film-based bolometric pixels integrated onto Si substrates containing both array addressing and readout electronics. These advances have made bolometer technology a potentially low-cost, high-sensitivity, high-yield staring detector technology for the near future. In this paper, the basic performance aspects of an IR microbolometer are described. The design of a high-performance pixel and the performance measurements on some initial devices are presented. The potential performance of two-dimensional arrays is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1991
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1394, Progress In High-Temperature Superconducting Transistors and Other Devices, (1 March 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25739
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Barry E. Cole, Honeywell, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1394:
Progress In High-Temperature Superconducting Transistors and Other Devices
Rajendra Singh; Jagdish Narayan; David T. Shaw, Editor(s)

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