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Thermoelectrically Cooled Detectors - Another Option
Author(s): H. Cozine; L. Roberts
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Paper Abstract

Thermoelectrically cooled detector packages offer rugged, lightweight, relatively inex-pensive devices to the designer and user of infrared systems operating at intermediate (150°K - 250°K) temperatures. This paper explores some of the more important features of thermoelectrically cooled detector packages, their strengths and limitations in comparison to other cooling modes, and their reliability. A brief survey of some of the many applications of these devices is included. Additionally discussed are some of the factors which the designer must consider when choosing a cooling technique for an IR system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 June 1978
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0132, Utilization of Infrared Detectors, (6 June 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956064
Show Author Affiliations
H. Cozine, Optoelectronics, Incorporated (United States)
L. Roberts, Optoelectronics, Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0132:
Utilization of Infrared Detectors
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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