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Thermal analysis of thin film resistor arrays for dynamic IR scene simulation
Author(s): Bin Liu; Liping Wang; Baomin Zhang
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Paper Abstract

The electrically heated thin film resistor array presents promising future to provide dynamic IR scenes for hardware- in-the-loop simulation. Its radiant output is principally affected by the time-dependent temperature distribution on the emitting surface. And the performance is limited principally by the thermal constraints. In this paper, the numerical analysis of heat transfer in the thin film resistor array is conducted by the use of finite difference technique. The investigation is concentrated on thermal crosstalk between neighboring elements and relation of temperature distribution with applied power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2894, Detectors, Focal Plane Arrays, and Applications, (25 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.252095
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Bin Liu, Nanjing Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Liping Wang, Nanjing Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Baomin Zhang, Nanjing Univ. of Science and Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2894:
Detectors, Focal Plane Arrays, and Applications
William G. D. Frederick; Junhong Su; Marc Wigdor, Editor(s)

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