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Pyroelectric and dielectric properties of ceramics
Author(s): A. K. Batra; Ryan Moxon; Padmaja Guggilla; M. D. Aggarwal; M. E. Edwards
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Paper Abstract

Ferroelectric oxide ceramics have been investigated as possible alternatives to highly sensitive triglycine sulfate (TGS) crystals for their use in room temperature infrared detectors. In this paper dielectric and pyroelectric properties of some ceramics based on modified lead titanate and others are presented. The figures-of-merit of these ceramics calculated using the measured dielectric and pyroelectric data are presented. The relative advantages and disadvantages of the principal ceramic systems are also compared with existing materials reported in the literature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 August 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7780, Detectors and Imaging Devices: Infrared, Focal Plane, Single Photon, 77800G (26 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.859277
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A. K. Batra, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
Ryan Moxon, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
Padmaja Guggilla, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
M. D. Aggarwal, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
M. E. Edwards, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7780:
Detectors and Imaging Devices: Infrared, Focal Plane, Single Photon
Eustace L. Dereniak; John P. Hartke; Paul D. LeVan; Randolph E. Longshore; Ashok K. Sood; Manijeh Razeghi, Editor(s)

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