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Thermal IRCCDS For Space Applications
Author(s): P. Nothaft; H. RoBeiBl-Urban; J. Ziegler; J. Vermeiren; B. Dierixcks; M. Fabbricotti
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Paper Abstract

Earth observation satellites will use linear arrays of a few thousands of pv-CMT-detectors combined with CCDs to scan the surface in the (8-12) μm spectral range in the pushbroom principle. The hybrid approach of large CMT-IRCCDs is based on butting small entities of CMT-submodules with CCD-signalprocessors. According to the high photon background charge suppression techniques have to be implemented in the detector-CCD coupling circuit. CMT-IRCCD engineering models are manufactured, electro-optical results are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 December 1988
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 0972, Infrared Technology XIV, (7 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.948313
Show Author Affiliations
P. Nothaft, AEG Design Center (Germany)
H. RoBeiBl-Urban, AEG Design Center (Germany)
J. Ziegler, Telefunken electronic GmbH (Germany)
J. Vermeiren, IMEC (Belgium)
B. Dierixcks, IMEC (Belgium)
M. Fabbricotti, ESTEC (The Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0972:
Infrared Technology XIV
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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