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Adaptive distributed infrared remote sensing instrument concept for microsatellites
Author(s): Paul J. Thomas; Richard I. Hornsey; Canaan Sungkuk Hong; Mayes Mullins; Robert Zlot; Galina Iourtchenko
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Paper Abstract

A novel multispectral remote sensing instrument for microsatellites is described. By using 102 - 103 'chipxels,' a combination of high angular resolution, large coverage region, multispectral operation, and redundancy can be achieved. Each 'chipxel' has a detector array, optics, electronics, and an intelligent bus interface.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 December 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3759, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing VII, (6 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372664
Show Author Affiliations
Paul J. Thomas, CRESTech (Canada)
Richard I. Hornsey, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)
Canaan Sungkuk Hong, Univ. of Waterloo (United States)
Mayes Mullins, Mayes Mullins Enterprises Ltd. (Canada)
Robert Zlot, CRESTech (Canada)
Galina Iourtchenko, CRESTech (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3759:
Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing VII
Marija Strojnik; Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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