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MAKO: a high-performance, airborne imaging spectrometer for the long-wave infrared
Author(s): D. W. Warren; R. H Boucher; D. J. Gutierrez; E. R Keim; M. G. Sivjee
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Paper Abstract

We report progress on a high-performance, long-wavelength infrared hyperspectral imaging system for airborne research. Based on a f/1.25 Dyson spectrometer and 128x128 arsenic doped silicon blocked impurity band array, this system has significantly higher throughput than previous sensors. An agile pointing/scanning capability permits the additional signal to be allocated between increased signal-to-noise and broader area coverage, creating new opportunities to explore LWIR hyperspectral phenomenology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 August 2010
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7812, Imaging Spectrometry XV, 78120N (13 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.861374
Show Author Affiliations
D. W. Warren, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
R. H Boucher, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
D. J. Gutierrez, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
E. R Keim, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
M. G. Sivjee, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7812:
Imaging Spectrometry XV
Sylvia S. Shen; Paul E. Lewis, Editor(s)

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