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Solid-State Pyroelectric Imaging System
Author(s): A. Carlson; K. Wittig; B. Singer; A. Silver
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Paper Abstract

Two dimensional solid-state pyroelectric (PE) arrays permit infrared detection and imaging in the 8 to 12 micron region without cryogenic cooling. Studies predict that a TV compatible PE camera should have a performance that is comparable to that specified for a military, man-portable IR Common Module system. A camera with a 32 x 32 element solid state array is being built to confirm these predictions. The detector array and camera are described and the results to date presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 July 1981
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 0267, Staring Infrared Focal Plane Technology, (20 July 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959916
Show Author Affiliations
A. Carlson, Philips Laboratories (United States)
K. Wittig, Philips Laboratories (United States)
B. Singer, Philips Laboratories (United States)
A. Silver, Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0267:
Staring Infrared Focal Plane Technology
David N. Pocock, Editor(s)

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