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Standard module approach to scanning requirements for second-generation airborne FLIRs
Author(s): Alan P. Ludwiszewski
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Paper Abstract

This paper examines the specification requirements for the development of standard module scanning components to be used in conjunction with SADA I and SADA II sensor arrays. System-level design considerations are presented to identify a selection of components that is consistent with optimum use of the SADA technology. A limited-rotation electromagnetic actuator, used in conjunction with an angular position sensor and a digital controller, is shown to have the necessary performance and flexibility to perform the frame scan function for a wide range of airborne systems. System level requirements and specifications for an optional interlace scan system are also provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2470, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing VI, (22 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210063
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Alan P. Ludwiszewski, General Scanning Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2470:
Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing VI
Gerald C. Holst, Editor(s)

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