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13 August 1997 Applications of long-wavelength 256 x 256 quantum well infrared photodetector (QWIP) handheld camera
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A 9 micrometer cutoff 256 by 256 hand-held quantum well infrared photodetector (QWIP) camera has been demonstrated. Excellent imagery, with a noise equivalent differential temperature (NE(Delta) T) of 26 mK has been achieved. In this paper, we discuss the performance of this portable long- wavelength infrared camera in quantum efficiency, NE(Delta) T, minimum resolvable temperature difference (MRTD), uniformity, etc., and its applications in science, medicine and defense.
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Sarath D. Gunapala, Timothy N. Krabach, Sumith V. Bandara, John K. Liu, and Mani Sundaram "Applications of long-wavelength 256 x 256 quantum well infrared photodetector (QWIP) handheld camera", Proc. SPIE 3061, Infrared Technology and Applications XXIII, (13 August 1997); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.280347
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