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Space chamber calibration comparison
Author(s): Clyde A. Randolph; Robert L. Caswell; Charles Lynn Hern; Mark Pickens; Milton J. Triplett; Randy A. Nicholson
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Paper Abstract

For the first time in more then 10 years, the same IR sensor has been tested in both the portable optical sensor tester (POST) space chamber and the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) 7V space chamber and the results compared. These chambers both have extensive calibration capabilities with direct tractability to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This paper describes the tests performed, the excellent comparison results, and a brief description of the calibration approach used for each chamber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 June 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2742, Targets and Backgrounds: Characterization and Representation II, (17 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.243023
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Clyde A. Randolph, Rockwell Corp. (United States)
Robert L. Caswell, Rockwell Corp. (United States)
Charles Lynn Hern, Rockwell Corp. (United States)
Mark Pickens, U.S. Army PEO Missile Defense (United States)
Milton J. Triplett, Nichols Research Corp. (United States)
Randy A. Nicholson, Sverdrup Technology Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2742:
Targets and Backgrounds: Characterization and Representation II
Wendell R. Watkins; Dieter Clement, Editor(s)

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