Interview with Paul W. Kruse on the Early History of HgCdTe, Conducted on October 22, 1980

@article{Reine2015InterviewWP,
  title={Interview with Paul W. Kruse on the Early History of HgCdTe, Conducted on October 22, 1980},
  author={Marion B. Reine},
  journal={Journal of Electronic Materials},
  year={2015},
  volume={44},
  pages={2955-2968}
}
  • M. Reine
  • Published 15 April 2015
  • Materials Science
  • Journal of Electronic Materials
This paper presents an interview with Dr Paul W. Kruse (1927–2012) on the early history of the semiconductor alloy mercury cadmium telluride (HgCdTe or Hg1−xCdxTe) at the Honeywell Corporate Research Center near Minneapolis, Minnesota. Conducted on October 22, 1980, the interview covers two main areas. One area is the story of how the HgCdTe research effort came about at the Honeywell Research Center in the early 1960s, what technical choices were made and when, and what technical challenges… 
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