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Comparison Of Infrared Sensor Technologies For Telecommunications And Thermal Imaging Systems
Author(s): J. Besson; C. Verie
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Paper Abstract

The most rapid technical and industrial development in electroptics are now in the fields of optical telecommunications and infrared imaging. The evolution towards the infrared regions (0.8 μm then 1.3 μm and 1.55 μm) of spectral windows used in fiber telecommunications bring them nearer and nearer. Therefore and specially as far as detection functions are concerned parallels very useful in both directions, can be drawn between imagery ans telecommunications. These parallels will be analyzed herein from a fundamental point of view as well as technical and industrial, an interesting example will particularly be studied:the case of HgCdTe technologies that allow to cover both fields from the same semi-conductor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 November 1983
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0395, Advanced Infrared Sensor Technology, (30 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935179
Show Author Affiliations
J. Besson, Societe Anonyme de Telecommunications (France)
C. Verie, C.N.R.S. Valbonne (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0395:
Advanced Infrared Sensor Technology
Jean Besson, Editor(s)

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