Accession Number : ADD004422

Title :   High Speed Infrared Detector.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Andrews,Austin M , II ; Clarke,John E ; Longo,Joseph T ; Gertner,Edward R

Report Date : 11 Oct 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A high speed infrared detector for use as a receiver in a 10.6 micrometer communication system and being composed of a PbSnTe crystalline substrate, a 10.6 micrometer absorbing layer on said substrate composed of a p-type PbSnTe material and a 10.6 micrometer transparent layer disposed on said first layer and composed of a PbSnTe n-type material.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Infrared detectors, Lead tin tellurides, P type semiconductors, N type semiconductors, Infrared receivers

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Infrared Detection and Detectors
      Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE