Accession Number : ADA298885

Title :   LWIR Superconducting Quantum Detectors.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun 92-Feb 95,

Corporate Author : WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP LINTHICUM MD ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Bluzer, Nathan ; Forrester, Martin G.

PDF Url : ADA298885

Report Date : AUG 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 88

Abstract : A superconducting Quantum detector has been formulated and analyzed. The detector made in YBCO is based on the change in Kinetic Inductance of the condensate. Analysis projects on NEP approx. = 10(exp-17) watts/sqrt(Hz) at 9K.

Descriptors :   *SUPERCONDUCTORS, *INFRARED DETECTORS, QUANTUM THEORY, FAR INFRARED RADIATION, QUANTUM ELECTRONICS, KINETICS, INDUCTANCE.

Subject Categories : Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE