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24 October 2012 Barrier infrared detector research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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The barrier infrared detector device architecture offers the advantage of reduced dark current resulting from suppressed Shockley-Read-Hall (SRH) recombination and surface leakage. The versatility of the antimonide material system, with the availability of three different types of band offsets for flexibility in device design, provides the ideal setting for implementing barrier infrared detectors. We describe the progress made at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in recent years in Barrier infrared detector research that resulted in high-performance quantum structure infrared detectors, including the type-II superlattice complementary barrier infrared detector (CBIRD), and the high operating quantum dot barrier infrared detector (HOT QD-BIRD).
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David Z. Ting, Sam A. Keo, John K. Liu, Jason M. Mumolo, Arezou Khoshakhlagh, Alexander Soibel, Jean Nguyen, Linda Höglund, Sir B. Rafol, Cory J. Hill, and Sarath D. Gunapala "Barrier infrared detector research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory", Proc. SPIE 8511, Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XX, 851104 (24 October 2012); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.929810
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