Accession Number : AD0772654

Title :   Debris Gamma-Induced Limitations on the System Performance of an Extrinsic Infrared Sensor.

Descriptive Note : Physical sciences research papers,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s) : Shepherd,Freeman D. , Jr. ; Vickers,Virgil E.

Report Date : 02 AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : Signal to noise parameters are calculated for an extrinsic silicon infrared detector mounted on an aluminum focal-plane assembly operating at 10K in the presence of a weapons debris gamma-ray ionizing environment. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Infrared detectors, *Radiation effects, Silicon, Nuclear explosions, Ionizing radiation, Gamma rays, Signal to noise ratio

Subject Categories : Infrared Detection and Detectors
      Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE