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Optical Engineering

Optical systems for security engineering
Author(s): Peter Ryser
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Paper Abstract

An overview of the main optical methods used today in the detection of fire is presented, including optical smoke detection by light scattering and obscuration, as well as infrared flame detection. Further, intrusion detection by detection of emitted infrared radiation of human bodies is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 34(9) doi: 10.1117/12.200619
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 34, Issue 9
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Peter Ryser, Cerberus Ltd. (Switzerland)


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