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Transmission shading considerations in IR window design
Author(s): J. Alexander Fry; William R. Herzog; Richard H. Twedt
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Paper Abstract

To optimize system performance, several factors must be considered in the design of IR window assemblies. These include -- but are not limited to -- transmission shading and bondline effects. If not properly considered, these factors can easily limit the performance of modern thermal imaging systems. This paper discusses the aforementioned factors in detail and illustrates, by way of examples, how they can be minimized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 August 1993
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 1970, Systems-Oriented Optical Design, (10 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.155820
Show Author Affiliations
J. Alexander Fry, Martin Marietta Electronic Systems (United States)
William R. Herzog, Martin Marietta Electronic Systems (United States)
Richard H. Twedt, Martin Marietta Electronic Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1970:
Systems-Oriented Optical Design
Thomas U. Kampe; Joseph H. Oberheuser, Editor(s)

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