Accession Number:

ADA179983

Title:

Saturation of Response of PbS Infrared Detectors Under High Flux

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-04-10

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

Laboratory and mathematical results are provided to show that chopped radiation is approximately twice as effective as steady background radiation in causing saturation of Pbs infrared detector performance at high flux levels. Keywords Infrared detectors lead sulfide Incident flux Chopped radiation.

Subject Categories:

  • Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE