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Feasibility study on solar occultation with a compact FTIR
Author(s): Makoto Suzuki; Akihiko Kuze; Jun Tanii; Andre J. Villemaire; Frank J. Murcray; Yutaka Kondo
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Paper Abstract

A feasibility study for the solar occultation observation from space has been carried out. An ordinary Michelson type Fourier transform spectrometer with 1 cm-1 resolution and 10 Hz rapid sampling showed best feasibility by the trade offs among the sensitivity and resource consideration. For the low- cost and quick development, it is assumed to use design similar to a commercial laboratory model. By using 200 K TE cooled PC-MCT detector, it showed least resource requirement and the SNR greater than 150 over 800 to 3300 cm-1. By using 80 K MCT, it is possible to achieve the SNR greater than 500 can be achieved with more resources for weight and power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 1997
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 3122, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing V, (23 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.292691
Show Author Affiliations
Makoto Suzuki, National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)
Akihiko Kuze, NEC Corp. (Japan)
Jun Tanii, NEC Corp. (Japan)
Andre J. Villemaire, BOMEM Inc. (Canada)
Frank J. Murcray, Univ. of Denver (United States)
Yutaka Kondo, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3122:
Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing V
Marija Strojnik; Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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