It is shown, to our knowledge for the first time, that commercially available silver halide film emulsions may be used to record infrared radiation (10.6 μm) without the use of visible light as the coactivator. We present a film characterization study.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 29, 1995
Revised Manuscript: February 15, 1996
Published: November 1, 1996
Juan Manuel Meza and Sergio Calixto, "Response of standard silver halide emulsions to mid-infrared radiation," Appl. Opt. 35, 6140-6145 (1996)