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Performance of DEP super generation image intensifiers
Author(s): Leon A. Bosch; Lieuwe B. Boskma
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Paper Abstract

For a number of applications in which an enhanced red sensitivity is required, like e.g., night vision, surveillance, laser-induced fluorescence and non-destructive testing, DEP has developed a very sensitive second generation image intensifier equipped with a Super-S25 photocathode which is called the super generation image intensifier. In this paper the performance of the super generation tube is discussed in terms of photocathode sensitivity, signal-to-noise ratio, resolution, life expectancy and uniformity. A comparison is made with image intensifiers of the third generation. Some striking differences are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2272, Airborne Reconnaissance XVIII, (25 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.191913
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Leon A. Bosch, Delft Electronische Producten B.V. (Netherlands)
Lieuwe B. Boskma, Delft Electronische Producten B.V. (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2272:
Airborne Reconnaissance XVIII
Wallace G. Fishell; Paul A. Henkel; Alfred C. Crane, Editor(s)

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