Accession Number : ADD003583

Title :   Low Beam Velocity Retina for Schottky Infrared Vidicons.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Roosild,Sven A ; Shepherd,Freeman D , Jr ; Yang,Andrew C

Report Date : 25 Jan 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A solid state sensing retina for infrared vidicon television camera tubes using a low voltage electron beam, consisting of a monolithic silicon wafer having an n-type substrate and two dimensional array of p-type islands, each island has a Schottky electrode photoemitter and substrate contact buss, an ohmic contact pad allows charging of the p-type region beneath the Schottky electrode is described.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Infrared vidicons, *Mosaics(Light sensitive), Retina, Solid state electronics, Integrated circuits, Photocathodes, Silicon, Schottky barrier devices, Television cameras, Wafers, Monolithic structures(Electronics)

Subject Categories : Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE