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Thermal Imaging With Uncooled Pyroelectric Infrared Detectors
Author(s): M V Mansi; T J Liddicoat; L J Richards
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Paper Abstract

Imaging sensors employing linear arrays of pyroelectric detectors have been built and demonstrated. Such sensors are suitable for "slow scan" applications in framing imagers. The impact of recent developments in detector technology are reviewed. Full T.V. rate solid state pyroelectric imaging sensors require the use of two dimensional arrays of detectors. A prototype sensor employing such a detector has been built and the performance achieved to date is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 1987
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0807, Passive Infrared Systems and Technology, (10 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941436
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M V Mansi, Plessey Research Roke Manor Limited (United Kingdom)
T J Liddicoat, Plessey Research Roke Manor Limited (United Kingdom)
L J Richards, Plessey Research Roke Manor Limited (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0807:
Passive Infrared Systems and Technology
H. M. Lamberton, Editor(s)

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