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Tec-less operation of 384 x 288/25 µm uncooled infrared detector
Author(s): J. L. Tissot; M. Vilain; O. Legras; C. Minassian; V. Fieque; Jean-Marc Chiappa
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Paper Abstract

The high level of accumulated expertise by ULIS and CEA/LETI on uncooled microbolometers made from an amorphous silicon layer enables ULIS to develop 384 × 288 (1/4 VGA) IRFPA format with 25 μm pixel-pitch designed for low end application. This detector has kept all the innovations developed on the full TV format ROIC (detector configuration by serial link, low power consumption or wide electrical dynamic range...). The specific appeal of this unit lies in the miniaturization of the TEC-less (Thermo-Electric Cooler) package and its extremely light weight. The reduction of the pixel-pitch and the innovative package turn this array into a low cost product well adapted for mass production.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 September 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7100, Optical Design and Engineering III, 710029 (27 September 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.797183
Show Author Affiliations
J. L. Tissot, ULIS (France)
M. Vilain, ULIS (France)
O. Legras, ULIS (France)
C. Minassian, ULIS (France)
V. Fieque, ULIS (France)
Jean-Marc Chiappa, ULIS (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7100:
Optical Design and Engineering III
Laurent Mazuray; Rolf Wartmann; Andrew Wood; Jean-Luc Tissot; Jeffrey M. Raynor, Editor(s)

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