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Optical Engineering

First-Order Performance Prediction Techniques For Charge-Coupled Device Scanning Imagers
Author(s): Ralph H. Wight
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Paper Abstract

Modulation transfer function (MTF) and pseudo-MTF analytical techniques are applied to the problem of predicting system performance for reconnaissance sensors that incorporate charge-coupled device (CCD) imaging detectors. The MTF analyses, used in conjunction with assumptions about signal-to-noise (S/N) requirements and a simplified weather model, provide a much-needed systems design tool.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1984
PDF: -268 pages
Opt. Eng. 23(3) doi: 10.1117/12.7973275
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 23, Issue 3
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Ralph H. Wight, Fairchild Weston Systems Inc. (United States)


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