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Amber's uncooled microbolometer LWIR camera
Author(s): Bill Meyer; Robert F. Cannata; Arthur Stout; Andrew Gin; Peter Taylor; Eric Woodbury; John Deffner; Fred Ennerson
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Paper Abstract

Uncooled microbolometer detector development has made significant progress within the past two years. Starting in June 1994, Amber fabricated a custom readout IC, and began the concurrent development of a hand held LWIR camera. This paper reviews the camera design, camera electronics, and packaging considerations. In addition system performance including NETD, MRTD, and corrected nonuniformity data will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 June 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2746, Infrared Detectors and Focal Plane Arrays IV, (17 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.243054
Show Author Affiliations
Bill Meyer, Amber/Raytheon Co. (United States)
Robert F. Cannata, Amber/Raytheon Co. (United States)
Arthur Stout, Amber/Raytheon Co. (United States)
Andrew Gin, Amber/Raytheon Co. (United States)
Peter Taylor, Amber/Raytheon Co. (United States)
Eric Woodbury, Amber/Raytheon Co. (United States)
John Deffner, Amber/Raytheon Co. (United States)
Fred Ennerson, Amber/Raytheon Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2746:
Infrared Detectors and Focal Plane Arrays IV
Eustace L. Dereniak; Robert E. Sampson, Editor(s)

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