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Germanium And Germanium-Diamond Bolometers Operated At 4.K, 20K, 12K, 0.3K And 0.1K
Author(s): Christina Johnson; F. J. Low; Arnold W. Davidson
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Paper Abstract

The design, construction, and performance of state of the art germanium and germanium-diamond bolometers operated at 4.2, 2.0, 1.2, and 0.3K will be discussed. These detectors have a broad range of applications, and are particularly important for the long wavelength (far infrared to millimeter) regions. Current results may be extrapolated to lower temperatures and higher levels of performance. A system which will operate at 0.1K using a He4-He3 dilution refrigerator is under development.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1979
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0172, Instrumentation in Astronomy III, (3 May 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957082
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Christina Johnson, University of Arizona (United States)
F. J. Low, University of Arizona (United States)
Arnold W. Davidson, University of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0172:
Instrumentation in Astronomy III
David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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