Photoelectronic Imaging Devices

Devices and Their Evaluation

  • Lucien M. Biberman
  • Sol Nudelman

Part of the Optical Physics and Engineering book series (OPEG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Lucien M. Biberman, Sol Nudelman
      Pages 1-12
  3. Principal Sensor Parameters and Thier Measurement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-14
    2. A. Danforth Cope, Sidney Gray, Edwin C. Hutter
      Pages 15-51
  4. Image Intensifiers, Converters, and Direct-Viewing Devices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-118
    2. A. D. Schnitzler, George A. Morton
      Pages 119-131
    3. J. D. McGee
      Pages 133-147
    4. B. Combée, P. J. M. Botden, W. Kühl
      Pages 149-165
    5. C. E. Catchpole
      Pages 167-190
  5. Signal-Generating Image Tubes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-192
    2. R. W. Redington
      Pages 193-202
    3. R. W. Redington
      Pages 263-273
    4. E. H. Stupp, R. S. Levitt
      Pages 275-300
    5. Merton H. Crowell, Edward F. Labuda
      Pages 301-343
    6. P. K. Weimer, W. S. Pike, G. Sadasiv, F. V. Shallcross, L. Meray-Horvath
      Pages 453-479
  6. Special Sensors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 481-482
    2. James A. Hall
      Pages 483-514
    3. J. D. McGee
      Pages 515-524
  7. Evaluation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 525-526
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 578-584

About this book


The past decade has seen a major resurgence in optics research and the teaching of optics throughout the major universities both in this country and abroad. Electrooptical devices have become a challenging form of study that has penetrated both the electrical engineering and the physics departments of most major schools. There seems to be something challeng­ ing about a laser that appeals to both the practical electrical engineer with a hankering for fundamental research and to the fundamental physicist with a hankering to be practical. Somehow or other this same form of enthusiasm has not previously existed in the study of photoelectronic devices that form images. This field of, endeavor is becoming more and more so­ phisticated as newer forms of solid state devices enter the field not only in the data processing end but in the conversion of radiant energy into electrical charge patterns that are stored, manipulated, and read out in a way that a decade ago would have been considered beyond some fundamental limit or other. It is unfortunate, however, that this kind of material has heretofore been learned only by the process of becoming an apprentice in one or more of the major development laboratories concerned with the manufacture of image intensifiers or television tubes or the production of systems employing these devices.


development electrical engineering energy engine laser material optical devices optics physics processing production research solid television

Editors and affiliations

  • Lucien M. Biberman
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sol Nudelman
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Defense AnalysesArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Rhode IslandKingstonUSA

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