Accession Number : AD0661074

Title :   EFFECTS OF LASER RADIATION ON LEAD SULFIDE PHOTOCONDUCTORS.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Stoller,Millan D.

Report Date : AUG 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The report presents a descriptive survey of the behavior of lead sulfide photodetectors when subjected to laser radiation. It shows that a photodetector has an internal current gain due to decrease of its resistance brought about by absorption of laser radiation. The various experimental observations of changes in the internal characteristics of lead sulfide sensors are noted and interpreted. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PHOTOELECTRIC CELLS(SEMICONDUCTOR), COHERENT RADIATION), (*LASERS, PHOTOELECTRIC CELLS(SEMICONDUCTOR)), PHOTOELECTRIC MATERIALS, LEAD COMPOUNDS, SULFIDES, ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE, GAIN, DEGRADATION

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Lasers and Masers
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE