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Optical design for multichannel scanning radiometer on board FY-2 geostationary meteorological satellite
Author(s): Yuntian Pei
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Paper Abstract

China's first geostationary meteorological satellite FY-2 was successfully launched on June 10, 1997. The main effective payload onboard the satellite-the multichannel scanning radiometer (MCSR)-was developed by the Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The scanning radiometer can acquire the Earth images from three channels of visible, infrared and water vapor simultaneously. From the images obtained one can see that the images are very clear with enough signal-to-noise ratio. This paper takes a brief look-back of the design and development of the optical system of the scanning radiometer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4130, Infrared Technology and Applications XXVI, (15 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.409920
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Yuntian Pei, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4130:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXVI
Bjorn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Marija Strojnik, Editor(s)

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