Completely revised and reorganized while retaining the approachable style of the first edition, Infrared Detectors, Second Edition addresses the latest developments in the science and technology of infrared (IR) detection. Antoni Rogalski, an internationally recognized pioneer in the field, covers the comprehensive range of subjects necessary to un

part |1 pages

Part I: Fundaments of Infrared Detection

chapter 1|21 pages


chapter 2|22 pages

Infrared Detector Characterization

chapter 4|12 pages

Heterodyne Detection

part |1 pages

Part II: Infrared Thermal Detectors

chapter 5|16 pages


chapter 6|34 pages


chapter 7|19 pages

Pyroelectric Detectors

chapter 8|18 pages

Novel Thermal Detectors

part |1 pages

Part III: Infrared Photon Detectors

chapter 9|80 pages

Theory of Photon Detectors

chapter 10|16 pages

Intrinsic Silicon and Germanium Detectors

chapter 11|18 pages

Extrinsic Silicon and Germanium Detectors

chapter 12|19 pages

Photoemissive Detectors

chapter 13|57 pages

III-V Detectors

chapter 14|119 pages

HgCdTe Detectors

chapter 15|57 pages

IV-VI Detectors

chapter 16|59 pages

Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors

chapter 17|28 pages

Superlattice Detectors

chapter 18|16 pages

Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors

part |1 pages

Part IV: Focal Plane Arrays

chapter 19|34 pages

Overview of Focal Plane Array Architectures

chapter 20|35 pages

Thermal Detector Focal Plane Arrays

chapter 21|61 pages

Photon Detector Focal Plane Arrays

chapter 22|32 pages

Terahertz Detectors and Focal Plane Arrays

chapter 23|38 pages

Third-Generation Infrared Detectors

chapter |3 pages

Final Remarks