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Introduction to Imaging Spectrometers
Author(s): William L. Wolfe
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Book Description

The increased interest in imaging spectroscopy has arisen largely for technical reasons. This Tutorial Text first reviews the required background in optics, radiometry, imaging, spectral sensing and focal plane arrays. Then the principles of these subjects are applied to several specific problems to illustrate the way in which such instruments can be designed.

Book Details

Date Published: 11 April 1997
Pages: 164
ISBN: 9780819422606
Volume: TT25

Table of Contents
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Introduction.
Optics overview.
Radiometry review.
Spectrometer specifications.
Imaging introduction.
Detector descriptions.
System sensitivity.
Filter phenomena.
Prism spectrometers.
Grating spectrometers.
Michelson interferometer spectrometers.
An imaging Fourier transform interferometer.
Fabry-Perot interferometer spectrometers.
A challenging application.
A satellite spectrometer.
A Mars Rover experiment.
Some trade-offs.
Other examples.
Appendices.
Bibliography.
Index.

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