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Design of a multispectral, wedge filter, remote-sensing instrument incorporating a multiport, thinned, CCD area array
Author(s): James C. Demro; Richard Hartshorne; Loren M. Woody; Peter A. Levine; John R. Tower
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Paper Abstract

The next generation Wedge Imaging Spectrometer (WIS) instruments currently in integration at Hughes SBRD incorporate advanced features to increase operation flexibility for remotely sensed hyperspectral imagery collection and use. These features include: a) multiple linear wedge filters to tailor the spectral bands to the scene phenomenology; b) simple, replaceable fore-optics to allow different spatial resolutions and coverages; c) data acquisition system (DAS) that collects the full data stream simultaneously from both WIS instruments (VNIR and SWIR/MWIR), stores the data in a RAID storage, and provides for down-loading of the data to MO disks; the WIS DAS also allows selection of the spectral band sets to be stored; d) high-performance VNIR camera subsystem based upon a 512 X 512 CCD area array and associated electronics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 June 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2480, Imaging Spectrometry, (12 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210883
Show Author Affiliations
James C. Demro, Hughes Santa Barbara Research Ctr. (United States)
Richard Hartshorne, Hughes Santa Barbara Research Ctr. (United States)
Loren M. Woody, Hughes Santa Barbara Research Ctr. (United States)
Peter A. Levine, David Sarnoff Research Ctr. (United States)
John R. Tower, David Sarnoff Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2480:
Imaging Spectrometry
Michael R. Descour; Jonathan Martin Mooney; David L. Perry; Luanna R. Illing, Editor(s)

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