Introduction to Infrared Devices and Fundamentals of Their Operation

  • C. T. Elliott
  • N. T. Gordon
Part of the Electronic Materials Series book series (EMAT, volume 8)


In this introductory chapter on infrared devices we outline briefly the history of infrared detectors and infrared sources and describe the basic principles of operation of the most commonly used devices.


Active Layer Infrared Detector Photon Detector Quantum Cascade Laser Multiple Quantum Well 
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  • N. T. Gordon

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