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Infrared detector materials and devices

April 4-5, 2004, Denver, Colorado, USA

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Published by International Society for Optical Engineering in Bellingham, WA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRandolph E. Longshore, Sivalingam Sivananthan, chairs/editors ; sponsored and published by SPIE-- the International Society for Optical Engineering
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22611960M
ISBN 100819455024

An infrared detector is a detector that reacts to infrared (IR) radiation. The two main types of detectors are thermal and photonic (photodetectors). The thermal effects of the incident IR radiation can be followed through many temperature dependent phenomena. Bolometers and microbolometers are based on changes in resistance. A passive infrared sensor (PIR sensor) is an electronic sensor that measures infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view. They are most often used in PIR-based motion sensors are commonly used in security alarms and automatic lighting applications. PIR sensors detect general movement, but do not give information on who or what moved.

Infrared Detectors is a collection of papers presented at a meeting of the U.S. Speciality Group on Infrared Detectors and deals with a variety of topics related to infrared detectors, such as PbSnTe diodes and detectors, charge coupled devices (CCD), photodiodes, and HgCdTe photoconductive detectors.   A warm body can be detected by thermal imaging equipment from its IR (Infrared) heat signature. It’s a difficult challenge to avoid detection, be it animal or human. You may be camouflaged in the best concealment there is, but highly visible to IR thermal imaging on the ground or .

Infrared Thermometer,Non-Contact Digital Laser IR Infrared Thermometer, to °C ( to °F),FIntelligent Sensor Digital Infrared Meter Instant Read Temperature Gun by EKUEE CDN$ /5. Infrared Devices. All Electronics selection of infrared devices includes IR vacancy sensor switches, IR receiver modules, IR transmitter modules, infrared LEDs, infrared sensors and more.


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`The book providesa useful, compact reference work for the infrated specialist and a good tutorial for the non-specialist, particularly through the two introductory chapters on the operating principles and assessment of devices, and theoretical sections dispersed amongst the other chapters.

Chapters 1 and 2 are recommended reading before full immersion in the later chapters, which are all by : Paperback. About this book.

Infrared (IR) detectors fall into two main categories, thermal and photon. The earliest detectors of IR were thermal in nature, e.g. thermometers. The subsequent developments of these detectors, such as thermopiles, resistance bolometers, Golay cells and pyroelectric detectors, can operate at ambient temperature but have disadvantages of insensitivity and slowness.

The choice of available infrared (IR) detectors for insertion into modern IR systems is both large and confusing. The purpose of this volume is to provide a technical database from which rational IR detector selection criteria evolve, and thus clarify the options open to the modern IR system by: The book concludes with a close look at infrared detection systemsand related issues.

In the discussion of infrared search systems,the range equation is developed in terms of the optical anddetector parameters of the system. A separate chapter is devoted tomodulation transfer function, a spatial-frequency-domaindescription of image by: This book discusses how to use and test Infrared detector materials and devices book and visible detectors.

The book provides a convenient reference for those entering the field of IR detector design, test or use, those who work in the peripheral areas, and those who teach and train others in the field.

Chapter 1 contains introductory material. Radiometry is covered in Chapter : Wiley. Divided into four sections, the book covers fundaments of IR detection, IR thermal detectors, IR photon detectors, and focal plane arrays.

It begins with a tutorial introduction to essential of different types of IR detectors and systems/5(3). Finally, the most relevant applications of mid-infrared devices are reviewed in industry, gas sensing, spectroscopy, and imaging.

This book presents a key reference for materials scientists, engineers and professionals working in R&D in the area of semiconductors and optoelectronics. Show less. Types of IR detector Emitters References xi xiii xvii xxi xxiii xxv 1 1 6 17 22 Assessment of Infrared Materials and Devices 23 N.T.

Gordon andl.M. Baker Introduction 23 Material Characterization 23 Device Characterization 29 Detector Comparisons 37 Emitter Comparisons 41 References   About this book Presents a comprehensive introduction to the selection, operation, and testing of infrared devices, including a description of modern detector assemblies and their operation “This is a useful guidebook for anyone involved with system design and testing of visible and infrared detectors.”.

Due to advanced detector materials and microelectronics, large scanning and staring focal plane arrays (FPA) with few defects are now readily available in the short wave-length infrared (SWIR; 1 to 3 μm), medium wavelength infrared (MWIR; ≈3 to 5 μm), and long wavelength infrared (LWIR; ≈8 to File Size: 1MB.

Infrared Detectors is a collection of papers presented at a meeting of the U.S. Speciality Group on Infrared Detectors and deals with a variety of topics related to infrared detectors, such as PbSnTe diodes and detectors, charge coupled devices (CCD), photodiodes, and HgCdTe photoconductive Edition: 1.

This book has been designed to bring together what is known on these devices, using an international group of contributors. Show less The use of lasers which emit infra-red radiation and sophisticated detectors of IR radiation is increasing dramatically: they are being used for long-distance fibre-optic communications and remote environmental.

This book has been designed to bring together what is known on these devices, using an international group of contributors. Readership Those involved in the design, manufacture and processing of Infra-red devices; materials manufacture and use in corporate, government and academic facilities world-wide.

Hg 1-x Cd x Te (MCT) is the most widely used infrared (IR) detector material in military applications, compared to other IR detector materials, primarily because of two key features: it is a direct energy band gap semiconductor and its band gap can be engineered by varying the Cd composition to cover a broad range of wavelengths.

The direct Cited by: Devices discussed include photovoltaic detectors, photoconductive detectors, thermal detectors, Schottky-barrier diodes, and bandgap-engineered photodetectors via multiple quantum wells and superlattices.

The book concludes with a close look at infrared detection systems and related issues. Infrared (IR) radiation is characterized by wavelengths ranging from μm ( - nm). Due to limitations on detector range, IR radiation is often divided into three smaller regions: - 3μm, 3 - 30μm, and 30 - μm – defined as near-infrared (NIR), mid-wave infrared (MWIR), and far-infrared (FIR), respectively.

HgCdTe has inspired the development of the four “generations” of detector devices (see Fig. In the late s and early s, first-generation linear photoconductor arrays were developed. The first generation scanning system does not include multiplexing functions in the infrared focal plane (IRFP).File Size: 4MB.

This book discusses how to use and test infrared and visible detectors. The book provides a convenient reference for those entering the field of IR detector design, test or use, those who work in the peripheral areas, and those who teach and train others in the field.

Chapter 1 contains introductory material. Radiometry is covered in Chapter : John David Vincent. 2 IR Detector Performance Criteria 5 Photon Detectors 5 IR detector operating temperature 5 IR detector sensitivity 7 Thermal Detectors 9 3 IR Detector Materials: A Technology Comparison 13 Intrinsic Direct Bandgap Semiconductor 13 Extrinsic Semiconductor 16 Quantum Well IR Photodetectors (QWIPs) Organic photodiodes and phototransistors toward infrared detection: materials, devices, and applications Cong Wang, a Xiaotao Zhang * a and Wenping Hu * aAuthor: Cong Wang, Xiaotao Zhang, Wenping Hu.

Photodetectors: Materials, Devices and Applications discusses the devices that convert light to electrical signals, key components in communication, computation, and imaging systems.

In recent years, there has been significant improvement in photodetector performance, and this important book reviews some of the key advances in the field.Get this from a library! Infrared detector materials and devices: August,Denver, Colorado, USA.

[Randolph E Longshore; S Sivananthan; Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.;].Devices discussedinclude photovoltaic detectors, photoconductive detectors, thermaldetectors, Schottky-barrier diodes, and bandgap-engineeredphotodetectors via multiple quantum wells and superlattices.

The book concludes with a close look at infrared detection systemsand related issues.