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Recent progress on LWIR and VLWIR HgCdTe focal plane arrays
Author(s): Muren Chu; S. Terterian; D. Walsh; H. K. Gurgenian; S. Mesropian; R. J. Rapp; W. D. Holley
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Paper Abstract

High performance LWIR and VLWIR focal plane arrays have been produced on advanced HgCdTe/ZnCdTe materials. The ZnCdTe substrates typically are n-type with an infrared transmission over 65%. Mesa and planar ion-implantation-isolated heterojunction processes have been used to produce the arrays. The operability of 128x128, 10.6mm arrays reached 99.27% based on the criteria that the signal output is within +/-30% of the mean. Several 320x256 arrays with wavelength from 12mm to 13.75mm at 77-85K have also been produced. Excellent imaging pictures have been obtained at these temperatures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5783, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXI, (31 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.600893
Show Author Affiliations
Muren Chu, Fermionics Corp. (United States)
S. Terterian, Fermionics Corp. (United States)
D. Walsh, Lockheed Martin SBF (United States)
H. K. Gurgenian, Fermionics Corp. (United States)
S. Mesropian, Fermionics Corp. (United States)
R. J. Rapp, Air Armament Ctr. (United States)
W. D. Holley, Air Armament Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5783:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXXI
Bjorn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop, Editor(s)

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