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Infrared and Millimeter Waves V3 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121477035, 9780323150002

Infrared and Millimeter Waves V3

1st Edition

Submillimeter Techniques

Editor: Kenneth J. Button
eBook ISBN: 9780323150002
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 448
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Infrared and Millimeter Waves is a series of books that compiles the work of several authors, with each volume focusing on certain aspects of infrared and millimeter waves, such as sources of radiation, instrumentation, and millimeter systems. Organized into seven chapters, the book discusses topics that are relevant to submillimeter techniques. The first chapter is a review of submillimeter and short millimeter wave-detection techniques. The next chapter covers the optimization of Schottky-barrier diodes, and the following chapter covers pyroelectricity. The fourth chapter covers photon drag, while the fifth chapter covers electrically excited submillimeter-wave lasers. The sixth and seventh chapters discuss submillimeter magneto spectroscopy and cyclotron resonance, respectively. This book will be of great use to researchers and professionals whose work involves infrared and millimeter waves.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors


Contents of Other Volumes

Chapter 1 Detection Techniques at Short Millimeter and Submillimeter Wavelengths: An Overview

I. Introduction

II. The Nature of SMSMR Techniques and the Demands Made on Detectors and Receivers

III. Radiation Detection Devices: General Properties

IV. Receiver Systems: General Properties

V. Properties of Practical Detectors in Video Systems

VI. Heterodyne Receivers

VII. Imaging Receivers

VIII. Calibration and Characterization of Receiver Performance

IX. Conclusion


Chapter 2 Optimization of Schottky-Barrier Diodes for Low-Noise, Low-Conversion Loss Operation at Near-Millimeter Wavelengths

I. Summary

II. Introduction

III. Diode Noise

IV. Diode Conversion Loss

V. High-Frequency Optimization


Chapter 3 Pyroelectricity and Pyroelectric Detectors

I. Introduction

II. Detectivity

III. The Choice of Pyroelectric Materials

IV. Ferroelectric Domains

V. Thin, Oriented Pyroelectric Films

VI. Miscellaneous Problems

VII. Infrared Imaging with Pyroelectrics

VIII. Low-Temperature Pyroelectricity

IX. Conclusion


Chapter 4 Photon Drag Detection

I. Introduction

II. Tensor Properties

III. Photon Drag in Germanium and Silicon

IV. Photon Drag and Optical Rectification in Gallium Phosphide

V. Photon Drag and Optical Rectification in Tellurium

VI. Photon Drag and Optical Rectification Devices


Chapter 5 Electrically Excited Submillimeter-Wave Lasers

I. History

II. Design

III. Plasmas

IV. Transitions and Mechanisms

V. Wall Processes

VI. Pulses

VII. Energy and Power

VIII. Applications

IX. Conclusions


Chapter 6 Submillimeter Magnetospectroscopy of Charge Carriers in Semiconductors by Use of the Strip-Line Technique

I. Introduction

II. Submillimeter Magnetospectroscopy in Semiconductor Physics

III. The Application of the "Strip-Line" Technique in Submillimeter Magnetospectroscopy

IV. Summary


Chapter 7 Cyclotron Resonance and Related Studies of Semiconductors in Off-Thermal Equilibrium

I. Introduction

II. Far-Infrared Cyclotron Resonance of the Hot-Electron System in InSb

III. Far-Infrared Study of the Exciton System

IV. Related Studies

Appendix: The Functional Forms in the Variational Calculation




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