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T*: a calculation aid for radiometry
Author(s): Frederick O. Bartell
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Paper Abstract

The concept of T* is introduced as a special kind of average foreground temperature. It is shown that weighting for this average depends on the projected solid angle of different items as seen from the measurement target. It is shown that T* considerations are important for most radiometric measurement tasks. The relationships among radiometry, cavity radiation theory, and T* are shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1311, Characterization, Propagation, and Simulation of Infrared Scenes, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21855
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Frederick O. Bartell, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville (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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