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Temperature limitations to infrared detectors
Author(s): Arthur S. Jensen
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Paper Abstract

An attempt is made to determine an absolute lower limit on the noise of a quantum detector. A comparison is made between several types of detectors and the absolute limit curve. The equations of Kinch (1989) for XSi are used as well as those of Forrseter et al. (1989) for a superconductor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1308, Infrared Detectors and Focal Plane Arrays, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21738
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Arthur S. Jensen, Westinghouse Electric Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1308:
Infrared Detectors and Focal Plane Arrays
Eustace L. Dereniak; Robert E. Sampson, Editor(s)

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