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New infrared cameras are more powerful than ever before

January 4, 2011

Researchers Create World’s First High Performance Infrared Camera Based on Type-II InAs/GaSb Superlattices

Nov 15, 2010 1:00 AM

Researchers at Northwestern University have created a new infrared camera based on Type-II InAs/GaSb superlattices that produces much higher resolution images than previous infrared cameras.

Created by Manijeh Razeghi, Walter P. Murphy Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and researchers in the Center for Quantum Devices in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, the long wavelength infrared focal plane array camera provides a 16-fold increase in the number of pixels in the image and can provide infrared images in the dark. Their results were recently published in the journal Applied Physics Letters, Volume 97, Issue 19, 193505 (2010).Read the full article here.

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