Accession Number:

AD0784804

Title:

Infrared Radiation Receivers,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-04-04

Pagination or Media Count:

233.0

Abstract:

The physical principles and designs of contemporary thermal and photoelectric IR detectors are reviewed. Their parameters are discussed, including various forms of noise, conversion ratio, time constant, threshold sensitivity, detecting ability. The effects of cooling are discussed and comparison of various detector types is made. Certain applications are reviewed.

Subject Categories:

  • Infrared Detection and Detectors
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE