Technical Articles

InfraTec Infrared LLC has published these technical articles:

(Fire Detection and Suppression)
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In 2003 InfraTec added pyroelectric detectors with integrated CMOS Operational Amplifiers (OpAmp) to our established family of detectors with integrated Junction Field Effect Transistors (JFET).... (View Full Article)
(Fire Detection and Suppression)
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The reason such precautions are taken is that an open circuit pyroelectric chip can generate a voltage of 600 V from a temperature change of 50 deg C. This is particularly true of detectors designed... (View Full Article)
(Fire Detection and Suppression)
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The radiation sensitive key components of InfraTec's detectors are single crystalline lithium tantalite (LiTaO3) elements formed as a very thin plate capacitor. Lithium tantalate is a pyroelectric... (View Full Article)