MERCURY LW

480 x 6 - MCT

The solution for high resolution 2nd gen. scanning
systems

  • Ground Portable
  • Sofradir’s IR detectors are deployed in multiple naval applications
  • Sofradir's IR detectors bring significant advantages to multiple airborne applications.
  • Ground Vehicles
Component

Description

Mercury LW, manufactured in large quantities, is the reference for high-resolution LWIR (8 – 12 μm) scanning arrays.
This IDCA is battlefi eld-proven and has been chosen by major Armies around the world.
Sofradir’s MCT technology allows operations in LWIR waveband, the preferred solution for ground-based applications.
This high-performance IDCA takes full advantage of Sofradir’s state of the art technologies.

Mercury LW, manufactured in large quantities, is the reference for high-resolution LWIR (8 – 12 μm) scanning arrays.
This IDCA is battlefi eld-proven and has been chosen by major Armies around the world.
Sofradir’s MCT technology allows operations in LWIR waveband, the preferred solution for ground-based applications.
This high-performance IDCA takes full advantage of Sofradir’s state of the art technologies.

Features

  • Pixel pitch

    49.8 μm x 25.4 μm

  • Detector spectral response

    7.7 μm - 10.3 μm

  • FPA Operating Temperature

    77 K to 80 K

ROIC Features

  • Selection

    Parallel and serial electrical interface

  • Modes

    Snapshot operation, direct injection input circuit, Integrate-While-Read mode

  • Max charge handling capacity

    8 gains from 0.6 to 12.5 10^6 e- (for 100 % well fill)

  • Number of output

    16

Typical Performances

ELECTRO-OPTICAL TYPICAL PERFORMANCES

  • D* peak RMS / Tint (average): > 2.6 10^11 Jones (cm/¢Hz.W^-1) at 300 K
  • Array operability: > 99 % typical
  • Non uniformity: < 5 % RMS (σ/mean, 300 K uncorrected performance)
  • Array Features

  • FOV
  • Regulated input power
  • Cooldown input power
  • Power supply
  • Cooldown time
  • Weight
  • Operating Temperatures
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  • LS10
  • FOV f/2.6
  • Regulated input power < 25 WAC*
  • Cooldown input power < 60 WAC*
  • Power supply 13.5 V
  • Cooldown time < 4 min 30 s
  • Weight < 2.1 kg
  • Operating Temperatures - 55° C to 71° C

Options

  • list imgTechnical training and support
  • list imgCooler driving electronics for LS10
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  • list img* WAC = at cooler cable AC input