The Kilopixel Array Pathfinder Project (KAPPa), a 16 pixel integrated heterodyne focal plane array

Christopher E. Groppi, Caleb H. Wheeler, Hamdi Mani, Patrick McGarey, Todd Veach, Sander Weinreb, Damon Russell, Jacob W. Kooi, Arthur W. Lichtenberger, Christopher K. Walker, Craig Kulesa

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Abstract

KAPPa (the Kilopixel Array Pathfinder Project) is developing key technologies to enable the construction of heterodyne focal plane arrays in the terahertz frequency regime with ∼1000 pixels. The leap to ~1000 pixels requires solutions to several key technological problems before the construction of such a focal plane is possible. The KAPPa project will develop a small (16-pixel) 2D integrated heterodyne focal plane array for the 660 GHz atmospheric window as a technological pathfinder towards future kilopixel heterodyne focal plane arrays.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMillimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VI
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
EventMillimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VI - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: Jul 3 2012Jul 6 2012

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume8452
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Other

OtherMillimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VI
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period7/3/127/6/12

Keywords

  • Array receivers
  • THz imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Groppi, C. E., Wheeler, C. H., Mani, H., McGarey, P., Veach, T., Weinreb, S., Russell, D., Kooi, J. W., Lichtenberger, A. W., Walker, C. K., & Kulesa, C. (2012). The Kilopixel Array Pathfinder Project (KAPPa), a 16 pixel integrated heterodyne focal plane array. In Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VI [84520Y] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 8452). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.927358