Infrared detectors

Johnston, S.F. (2005) Infrared detectors. In: Hempstead, C.A. and Worthington, W.E. (eds.) Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Technology. Routledge: New York, USA, pp. 434-436. ISBN 9781579583866

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This article discusses the history of development of infrared detectors, employed to measure the quantity of energy emitted in the infrared portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Item Type:Book Sections (Encyclopaedia entry)
Keywords:Infrared, spectrum, optics, detector, physics
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Johnston, Professor Sean
Authors: Johnston, S.F.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
Q Science > QD Chemistry
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
T Technology > TR Photography
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
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