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Infra-red detector and method of making and using same

United States Patent

February 20, 2007
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A low-cost infra-red detector is disclosed including a method of making and using the same. The detector employs a substrate, a filtering layer, a converting layer, and a diverter to be responsive to wavelengths up to about 1600 nm. The detector is useful for a variety of applications including spectroscopy, imaging, and defect detection.
Craig; Richard A. (Richland, WA), Griffin; Jeffrey W. (Kennewick, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
10/ 957,091
September 30, 2004
This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC06-76RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.