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