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Optical Engineering

Infrared Today & Tomorrow
Author(s): Irving J Spiro
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Paper Abstract

The nature of infrared radiation and its transmission through the atmos pheric constituents up to the entrance window of an optical system are described. The current state-of-the-art of infrared technology, both civilian and military, is outlined, and some future improvements and developments are predicted on a basis of extrapolations of present equipment and component capabilities.

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Date Published: 1 November 1963
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 2(1) doi: 10.1117/12.7971262
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 2, Issue 1
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Irving J Spiro, Aerospace Corporation (United States)


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