IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Degradation mechanisms of gamma irradiated LWIR HgCdTe photovoltaic detectors

Author(s): G. Sarusi ; D. Eger ; A. Zemel ; N. Mainzer ; R. Goshen ; E. Weiss
Sponsor(s): IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 December 1990
Volume: 37
Page Count: 8
Page(s): 2,042 - 2,049
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9499
ISSN (Online): 1558-1578
DOI: 10.1109/23.101227
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Planar n/sup +/p Hg/sub 1-x/ Cd/sub x/Te (x=0.23) photodiodes passivated with ZnS were irradiated by a Co/sup 60/ gamma source. A strong increase in the reverse dark current was observed for doses... View More

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