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Reconfigurable device for enhancement of long-range imagery
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we discuss the real-time compensation of air turbulence in imaging through long atmospheric paths. We propose the use of a reconfigurable hardware platform, specifically field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), to reduce costs and development time, as well as increase flexibility and reusability. We present the results of our acceleration efforts to date (40x speedup) and our strategy to achieve a real-time, atmospheric compensation solver for highdefinition video signals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6546, Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications IV, 65460G (30 April 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.719964
Show Author Affiliations
Fernando E. Ortiz, EM Photonics (United States)
Carmen J. Carrano, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Eric J. Kelmelis, EM Photonics (United States)
Petersen F. Curt, EM Photonics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6546:
Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications IV
Daniel J. Henry, Editor(s)

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