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Compact infrared hyperspectral imaging polarimeter
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Paper Abstract

A compact SWIR/MWIR infrared hyperspectral imaging polarimeter (IHIP) is currently under development at the Optical Detection Lab at the University of Arizona. The sensor uses a pair of sapphire Wollaston prisms and high order retarders to form an imaging birefringent Fourier transform spectropolarimeter. Polarimetric data are acquired through the use of channeled spectropolarimetry to modulate the spectrum with the Stokes parameter information. The two dimensional interferogram is Fourier filtered and reconstructed to recover the complete Stokes vector data across the image. The IHIP operates over a +/-5° field of view and will use a dual-scan false signature reduction technique to suppress polarimetric aliasing artifacts. We present current instrument development progress, initial laboratory results, and our plan for future work.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 2010
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7695, Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XVI, 769509 (12 May 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.850212
Show Author Affiliations
Julia Craven, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Michael W. Kudenov, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Maryn G. Stapelbroek, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Eustace L. Dereniak, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7695:
Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XVI
Sylvia S. Shen; Paul E. Lewis, Editor(s)

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