Accession Number : ADD014976

Title :   Infrared Image Detector Utilizing Schottky Barrier Junctions.

Descriptive Note : Patent filed 27 Jun 89, patented 9 Oct 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Chu, Tak-Kin

Report Date : 09 Oct 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An infrared image detector array is constructed by depositing a plurality of non-contiguous strips of infrared radiation responsive, semiconductor material on one side of a base substrate. A contiguous metal semiconductor contact in then overlaid on the plurality of strips thereby forming an individual Schottky barrier detector element wherever the metal contact crosses one of the plurality of strips.

Descriptors :   ARRAYS, DETECTORS, INFRARED DETECTORS, INFRARED IMAGES, INFRARED RADIATION, JUNCTIONS, MATERIALS, METAL CONTACTS, SCHOTTKY BARRIER DEVICES, SEMICONDUCTORS, SUBSTRATES

Subject Categories : Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE