VENUS LW

384 x 288 - 25 μm pitch - MCT

High performance LWIR QVGA IDCA

  • Ground Vehicles
  • Ground Portable
Component

Description

Venus is uniquely designed for high-sensitivity LWIR applications. It is specially optimised for very demanding applications including operations in extremely harsh environments.
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.

Venus is uniquely designed for high-sensitivity LWIR applications. It is specially optimised for very demanding applications including operations in extremely harsh environments.
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

    25 μm x 25 μm

  • Detector spectral response

    7.7 μm - 9.5 μm

  • FPA Operating Temperature

    77 K - 80 K

ROIC Features

  • Selection

    Parallel and serial electrical interface

  • Modes

    Snapshot operation, direct injection input circuit, Integrate Then Read mode

  • Max charge handling capacity

    33.7 10^6 e- (Gain 1) for 100 % well fill; 11.4 10^6 e- (Gain 0)

  • Readout noise

    950 e- (Gain 1)

  • Number of output

    1 or 4

Typical Performances

ELECTRO-OPTICAL TYPICAL PERFORMANCES

  • NETD: < 17 mK (300 K, f/2, integration time for 50 % well fill)
  • Array operability: > 99.5 % typical
  • Non uniformity: < 5 % (300 K)
  • Array Features

  • FOV
  • Regulated input power
  • Cooldown input power
  • Power supply
  • Cooldown time
  • Weight
  • Operating Temperatures
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  • K508
  • FOV f/2; f/2.24; f/4.3
  • Regulated input power < 6 WDC*
  • Cooldown input power < 14 WDC*
  • Power supply 24 V
  • Cooldown time < 7 min
  • Weight < 0.57 kg
  • Operating Temperatures - 40° C to 71° C
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  • RM3
  • FOV f/2.24; f/3
  • Regulated input power < 6 WDC*
  • Cooldown input power < 13 WDC*
  • Power supply
  • Cooldown time < 7 min
  • Weight < 0.57 kg
  • Operating Temperatures - 40° C to 71° C

Options

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  • list img* WDC = at cooler C&CE DC input