Accession Number : ADD000115

Title :   Chalcogenide Glass Bolometer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Bishop,Stephen G ; Moore,William J

Report Date : 25 Dec 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes a chalcogenide glass bolometer for detection of electromagnetic radiation at wavelengths varying from infrared to microwave. The radiation absorbed by the glass increases its electrical conductivity, enabling measurement of the radiation. A method of fabricating the bolometer is also disclosed.

Descriptors :   *Bolometers, *Chalcogens, *Patents, Microwaves, Semiconductor devices, Electrical conductivity

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE