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Single Photon Counters For The Infrared
Author(s): Philip A. Ekstrom
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Paper Abstract

Triggered-avalanche photon counting, recently demonstrated in cooled Silicon photodiodes, should also work in any other intrinsic semiconductor material. As carrier-trapping problems are solved, photon-counting diodes and arrays should become available throughout the mid-infrared. Possible applications to astronomical instruments abound.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 November 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0331, Instrumentation in Astronomy IV, (16 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933432
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Philip A. Ekstrom, Battelle Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0331:
Instrumentation in Astronomy IV
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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