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Current instrument status of the airborne visible/infrared imaging spectrometer (AVIRIS)
Author(s): Michael L. Eastwood; Charles M. Sarture; Thomas G. Chrien; Robert O. Green; Wallace M. Porter
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Paper Abstract

An upgraded version of AVIRIS, an airborne imaging spectrometer based on a whiskbroom-type scanner coupled via optical fibers to four dispersive spectrometers, that has been in operation since 1987 is described. Emphasis is placed on specific AVIRIS subsystems including foreoptics, fiber optics, and an in-flight reference source; spectrometers and detector dewars; a scan drive mechanism; a signal chain; digital electronics; a tape recorder; calibration systems; and ground support requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1540, Infrared Technology XVII, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48727
Show Author Affiliations
Michael L. Eastwood, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Charles M. Sarture, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Thomas G. Chrien, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Robert O. Green, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Wallace M. Porter, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1540:
Infrared Technology XVII
Bjorn F. Andresen; Marija Scholl; Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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