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Designing For Stray Radiation Rejection
Author(s): Janet S. Fender
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Paper Abstract

Detecting weak targets in the presence of a strong backgroud or an out of field source requires an optical system that can reject unwanted signals. Properly designed baffles can prevent unwanted energy from reaching a focal plane or detector. To illustrate basic baffle design techniques and resulting benefits, the stray radiation analysis of a typical heat seeking missle is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 1982
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0302, Infrared Technology for Target Detection and Classification, (8 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932634
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Janet S. Fender, Air Force Weapons Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0302:
Infrared Technology for Target Detection and Classification
Pat M. Narendra, Editor(s)

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