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Design Of Hybrid Circuits For Cryogenic Sensor-Amplifier Interfaces
Author(s): William L. Jones
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Paper Abstract

The design of a hybrid circuit frequency compensation module for use with various infrared instrumentation systems is discussed. The design objective is to achieve essentially the same preamplifier response over a given range of frequencies both at high-level output and at low-level output, when operating at the same temperature as a cryogenic sensor (detector). The design procedure requires that the temperature and/or voltage variation of resistor values used in the module be either (a) measured directly or (b) extracted from comparison of measured and computer-generated frequency response curves. It is found that a computer-aided design procedure using iterative analysis with an ac network analysis program results in reduced design and development time. Also, this procedure leads to a better understanding of problems associated with cryogenic sensor-amplifier interfaces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 November 1983
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0395, Advanced Infrared Sensor Technology, (30 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935195
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William L. Jones, Utah State University (United States)


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

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