Accession Number : AD0164893

Title :   Photocathodes.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Enstrom,Ronald Edward ; Fisher,Dennis Glendon

Report Date : 04 JUN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The patent describes a photocathode comprising a ternary alloy having the general formula: Ga(1-x)In(x)As wherein x is an integer of from 0.15 to 0.21. The cathode is selectively responsive to infra-red radiation, particularly at the 1.06 micrometer wavelength level.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Photocathodes, Semiconductors, Photoelectric emission, Quantum efficiency, Infrared radiation, Indium compounds, Gallium arsenides, Doping, Films

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE