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Visual range prediction and revision of temperature difference in thermal imaging systems
Author(s): Zhiyun Gao; Jing Zhang; Yue Gao; Shiling Hu; Zhongchun Wang
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Paper Abstract

A mathematical model for the visual range prediction of thermal imaging systems, various factors affecting the visual range, as well as the relevant methods of computation are the topics covered. It is suggested that further revision is needed in consideration of the non-linear change of power versus temperature difference when the observed targets are involved in larger temperature difference cases. The concept of equivalent temperature difference is proposed.

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Date Published: 1 April 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1982, Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging: Technology and Applications '93, (1 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141994
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Zhiyun Gao, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Jing Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Yue Gao, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Shiling Hu, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Zhongchun Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1982:
Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging: Technology and Applications '93

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