Accession Number : AD0480560

Title :   SOLID STATE IMAGE INTENSIFIER PANELS.

Descriptive Note : Interim technical rept. no. 1, 1 Jul-31 Dec 65.

Corporate Author : HEWLETT-PACKARD LABS PALO ALTO CA

Report Date : 31 DEC 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 58

Abstract : This investigation concentrated on a theoretical analysis and evaluation of 'state-of-the-art' devices and operational parameters of image intensifier panels and image intensifier tube preamplifiers useful for night sky illuminated terrain. The sensitivity, size, spectral response and speed of zinc counterdoped silicon photoconductors, the emissivity and efficiency of electroluminor diodes and the g sub m factor of MOSTs in the appropriate dynamic ranges were related to the operating parameter of the proposed panels. While additional developments in all three stages are necessary, the feasibility of replacing the 'old-art' dielectrics with semiconductor materials and techniques appears quite promising. (Author)

Descriptors :   *DETECTION), *PREAMPLIFIERS), (*IMAGE INTENSIFIERS(ELECTRONICS), (*SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES, NIGHT SKY, ILLUMINATION, TERRAIN, ZINC ALLOYS, DOPING, SILICON ALLOYS, PHOTOELECTRIC MATERIALS, ELECTROLUMINESCENCE, PASSIVE SYSTEMS, TRANSDUCERS, ZINC COMPOUNDS, SULFIDES, GALLIUM ALLOYS, ARSENIC ALLOYS, MOSAICS(LIGHT SENSITIVE), TRANSISTORS, GATES(CIRCUITS).

Subject Categories : Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE