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Multispectral measurement using a novel high-speed imaging pyrometer
Author(s): Mark F. Hopkins
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Paper Abstract

This research discusses the design, development and test of a four-color, IR, high-speed, imaging spectrometer for the characterization of dynamic temperature changes of casing materials (metals) of weapons systems during detonation. This spectrometer, was used with the knowledge that the emissivity for metals follows a second order polynomial in wavelength to produce an accurate optical pyrometer system. A laboratory experiment was setup to verify the performance of the system. It was shown that the new spectrometer accurately calculated the coefficients for emissivity and determined the temperature across a metal material within 5 degrees centigrade.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3173, Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography and Image-based Motion Measurement, (12 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.294541
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Mark F. Hopkins, Optical Insights, LLC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3173:
Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography and Image-based Motion Measurement
C. Bruce Johnson; Andrew Davidhazy; Takeharu Goji Etoh; C. Bruce Johnson; Donald R. Snyder; James S. Walton; James S. Walton, Editor(s)

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