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Design of dual-band SWIR/MWIR and MWIR/LWIR imagers
Author(s): Brian E. Catanzaro; Mark Dombrowski; Jeff Hendrixson; Eric Hillenbrand
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Paper Abstract

Multispectral imaging is a well accepted technique for object discrimination. Hyperspectral imaging can result in highly complex optical systems that have frame rate limitations. For fast frame rate applications, dual band imaging can provide sufficient discrimination without sacrificing signal to noise ratio. The design of a fast frame rate (> 200 Hz) SWIR/MWIR and MWIR/LWIR camera is described. Two strategies for cooling the array are explored.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 August 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5406, Infrared Technology and Applications XXX, (30 August 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.543875
Show Author Affiliations
Brian E. Catanzaro, CFE Services (United States)
Mark Dombrowski, Surface Optics Corp. (United States)
Jeff Hendrixson, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Eric Hillenbrand, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5406:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXX
Bjorn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop, Editor(s)

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