Definitions of terms, abbreviations and acronyms related to photonics technology.
infrared photodetector array
An impurity-doped silicon detector array sensitive to long infrared wavelengths, installed in optical collecting systems capable of detecting the presence of infrared-emitting objects at extensive ranges in low background space environments.
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