TITLE

A broadband imaging system for research applications

AUTHOR(S)
Yefremenko, V.; Gordiyenko, E.; Shustakova, G.; Fomenko, Yu.; Datesman, A.; Wang, G.; Pearson, J.; Cohen, E. E. W.; Novosad, V.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;May2009, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p056104
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have developed a compact, computer-piloted, high sensitivity broadband imaging system for laboratory research that is compatible with various detectors. Mirror optics allow application from the visible to the far infrared spectral range. A prototype tested in conjunction with a mercury cadmium telluride detector exhibits a peak detectivity of 6.7×1010 cm Hz1/2/W at a wavelength of 11.8 μm. Temperature and spatial resolutions of 0.06 K and 1.6 mrad, respectively, were demonstrated.
ACCESSION #
40638045

 

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