Antenna-coupled high-T[sub c] air-bridge microbolometer on silicon

Rice, J.P.; Grossman, E.N.
August 1994
Applied Physics Letters;8/8/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p773
Academic Journal
Describes an antenna-coupled high-temperature superconducting microbolometer on a silicon substrate. Minimization of thermal conductance and heat capacity of the bolometer; Measurement of optical responsivity, noise-equivalent power (NEP) and time constant; Comparison to the NEP recorded for liquid-nitrogen-cooled thermal detector.


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