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Hot Electron Bolometer (HEB)

Sku: 188-9021

Quick Overview

The Hot e- HEB detector system includes:
• HDL5 Helium dewar with Liquid Nitrogen cooled heat shield
• Liquid Helium Capacity -1.2 liters
• Liquid Nitrogen Capacity - 0.8 liters
• LHe hold time >20 hours
• Field of view baffle installed on heat shield
• Vacuum valve with burst disc and KF25 vacuum fitting
• Liquid Nitrogen fill and removal attachments
• Liquid Helium pumping/safety attachment
• Enhanced InSb Hot-e detector (HEB)
• Electrical Responsivity >5kV/W
• Detector Optical responsivity >3.5kV/W
• Detector electrical NEP < 500 fW.Hz-1/2
• Useful Frequency range 200- 5000 microns
• Frequency response ~ 500 kHz (-3dB)
• Operating resistance 5kOhms to 20 kOhms
• Operating Temperature 4.2K
• DC coupled response
• Physical size of element 5 mm x 4.7 mm x 300 um
• Detector installed in gold-plated copper substrate
• Cone optic assembly
• Entrance = 0.5”
• Exit = 0.196”
• Length = 0.813”
• 1" diameter wedged, Teflon window with diamond powder coating
• C285 wedged filter, 0.75” diameter, installed in front of cone entrance
• ULN6 preamplifier

Availability: In stock


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Additional Information

Name Hot Electron Bolometer (HEB)
SKU 188-9021
Spectral Region FIR and THz
Detector Material Indium Antimonide (InSb)
NEP 7.5 X 10^-13 W/Hz 1/2
Active Area (diameter or square) 5mm
Temperature Control Liquid Helium
Spectral Range (nm) 200 um - 5000 um
AC or DC Coupling AC Coupled
Single or Multichannel Single
Responsivity > 3.5 kV/W
Detectivity (cm-Hz^1/2/W) not applicable
Horizontal Pixel Range No
Detector Type Infrared


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