Accession Number : AD0784804

Title :   Infrared Radiation Receivers,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Markov,M. N.

Report Date : 04 APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 233

Abstract : The physical principles and designs of contemporary thermal and photoelectric IR detectors are reviewed. Their parameters are discussed, including various forms of noise, conversion ratio, time constant, threshold sensitivity, detecting ability. The effects of cooling are discussed and comparison of various detector types is made. Certain applications are reviewed.

Descriptors :   *Infrared receivers, Infrared detectors, Signal to noise ratio, Sensitivity, Cooling, Time, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Infrared Detection and Detectors
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE