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Background measurements using the NPS-IRST system
Author(s): Alfred W. Cooper; William J. Lentz; Raymond C. Engel
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Paper Abstract

The NPS-IRST,a modification of the Advanced Demonstration Model of the Navy AN/SAR-8 InfraRed Search and Target Designation system, mounted in a rooftop location at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, has been used to record background scene information. High data-rate tape-recording with reduced-rate playback is used for data processing and a 'framegrabber' board for image display and processing. Irradiance probability density function, pulse width probability density function, and autocorrelation function plots are displayed for five background types selected from false-color image displays.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1311, Characterization, Propagation, and Simulation of Infrared Scenes, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21838
Show Author Affiliations
Alfred W. Cooper, Naval Postgraduate School (United States)
William J. Lentz, Naval Postgraduate School (United States)
Raymond C. Engel, Naval Postgraduate School (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1311:
Characterization, Propagation, and Simulation of Infrared Scenes
Milton J. Triplett; Wendell R. Watkins; Ferdinand H. Zegel, Editor(s)

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