HgCdTe IR devices market

HgCdTe IR devices market

Electronics-STB, No.6, 2020, published a review by the authors V.V. Startsev, A.V. Naumov, N.A. Kulchitskaia “Cooled HgCdTe IR photo-receivers: state and development prospects” (DOI: 10.22184/1992-4178.2020.197.6.114.121).

MPRD presented in Table 1, are serially produced by the world’s leading manufacturers in Russia and are the most widely represented in the world market. The main format is 640×512 pixels; the transition is made to 1280×1024 pixels.

To make as many specialists as possible aware of the state of affairs in this area, the specialists of ASTROHN Technology Ltd. do best to write about their developments. At the exhibition, our employees met both with the editors of special professional periodicals (Photonics) and with employees of general periodicals (Arsenal, etc.). Agreements on close cooperation have been confirmed.

Brand Mars
LW
Scorpio
LW
Hawk
LW
Harier
LW
АСТРОН-640КРТ15А810 HiPIR-640L
Company Lynred Finmeccanica ASTROHN
Technology Ltd. /
IPP SB RAS
NPO Orion AIM Infrarot-Module GmbH
Country France England Russia Russia Germany
Dimensions 320×256 640×512 640×512 640×512 640×512 640×480 640х512
Pitch, µm 30 15 16 24 15 28 15
Technology HgCdTe/
Ge
HgCdTe/
CdZnTe
HgCdTe/
Si
HgCdTe/
CdZnTe
HgCdTe/
CdZnTe
top., K 80 80 80 80 70 ≤80 67
Table 1. Matrix PRDs based on HgCdTe of various manufacturersй

ASTROHN Technology Ltd. is currently cooperating with Giredmet JSC for the development of the HgCdTe/CdZnTe-based MPRD. In general, the task of achieving parity with the world level, as well as creating scientific, technical, and technological groundwork for the development of MPRD, according to the authors, can only be solved within the framework of public-private partnership.

Read the full article in Electronics-STB, No.6, 2020, and on our website.