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Superconducting IR Focal Plane Arrays
Author(s): Fred W Quelle
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Paper Abstract

This article discusses a number of the major problems confronting the development of present day semiconducting IR focal plane detectors for large array space based applications, shows that an entirely new detector technology based on superconductivity may circumvent many of these difficulties, provides detailed data on the characteristics of these devices and outlines the development program underway to exploit this new technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1070, Reconnaissance, Astronomy, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry, (25 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952501
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Fred W Quelle, Naval Research (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1070:
Reconnaissance, Astronomy, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry
Irving Hirschberg, Editor(s)

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