Thallium selenide infrared detector

P. S. Nayar, Louisiana State University
W. O. Hamilton, Louisiana State University


The application of semiconducting thallium selenide for ir detection is described. A responsivity of 106 V/W and NEP of the order of 10−15 W/√Hz with a response time of 3 msec can be obtained by operating the detector at 1.5 K. © 1977 Optical Society of America.