Glossary Definition

XBn/XBp

Cooled thermal camera sensor type made out of either an InAsSb or an AlSbAs superlattice grown on top of a GaSb (Gallium Antimony) substrate, they typically run at much hotter temperatures than InSb and MCT sensors (around 150K compared to 77K & 110K). This leads to less stress (and costly maintenance required) on the cooled thermal camera’s cryogenic cooling system.

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