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Germanium:gallium photoconductors for far infrared heterodyne detection

Park, I. S. and Haller, E. E. and Grossman, E. N. and Watson, Dan M. (1988) Germanium:gallium photoconductors for far infrared heterodyne detection. Applied Optics, 27 (19). pp. 4143-4150. ISSN 0003-6935. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:PARao88

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Abstract

Highly compensated Ge:Ga photoconductors have been fabricated and evaluated for high bandwidth heterodyne detection. Bandwidths up to 60 MHz have been obtained with corresponding current responsivity of 0.01 A/W.


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Additional Information:© 1988 Optical Society of America. Received 25 March 1988. We thank J. Farmer of the University of Missouri for neutron irradiation of germanium samples. Charles H. Townes has stimulated and contributed to this work in the early stages through numerous discussions and suggestions. This work was supported in part by NASA contract W-14606 under Interagency Agreement with the Director's Office of Energy Research, Office of Health and Environmental Research, U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-ACO3-76SF00098. Far infrared heterodyne instrumentation research at Caltech is supported by NASA grant NAGW107.
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