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