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Design considerations of ROIC for single color LWIR and multicolor IR focal plane arrays
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Paper Abstract

LWIR and Multi-color LWIR Focal Planes are being developed for a variety of Space applications. A variety of Focal Plane array technologies, that includes HgCdTe, PbSnTe and other novel technologies are being developed. These detectors FPAs will require High quality two-dimensional, small unit cell, Silicon CMOS based ROICs for efficient read-out circuits. This Paper will discuss some of the salient features of various approaches being developed for the IR focal plane applications. We will also present Trade-off analysis for design of a trans-impedance input amplifier with reset and compact signal average for low noise performance. We will also discuss the various approaches for design of an A/D converter with high linearity and speed. We will discuss approaches to achieve ROIC with low noise floor, high dynamic range and high frame rate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 September 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6294, Infrared and Photoelectronic Imagers and Detector Devices II, 62940A (7 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.684641
Show Author Affiliations
Ashok Sood, Magnolia Optical Technologies, Inc. (United States)
James Egerton, Magnolia Optical Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Yash Puri, Magnolia Optical Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Latika Becker, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (United States)
Timothy Cook, Boston Univ. (United States)
Fouad Kiamilev, Univ. of Delaware (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6294:
Infrared and Photoelectronic Imagers and Detector Devices II
Randolph E. Longshore; Ashok Sood, Editor(s)

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