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Passive millimeter wave imaging
Author(s): Al Pergande; Donald D Dean; Daniel J. O'Donnell
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Paper Abstract

Passive millimeter wave (MMW) imaging provides a breakthrough capability for driver vision enhancement to counter the blinding effects of inclement weather. This type of sensor images in a manner analogous to an infrared or visible camera, but receives its energy from the MMW portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. Technology has progressed to the point where MMW radiometric systems offer advantages to a number of vision applications. We report on our developmental 94 GHz radiometric testbed, and the eventual technological evolutions that will help MMW radiometers and radars meet military and commercial market needs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2736, Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 1996, (31 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.241042
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Al Pergande, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States)
Donald D Dean, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States)
Daniel J. O'Donnell, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2736:
Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 1996
Jacques G. Verly, Editor(s)

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