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Pyroelectric Vidicon Camera Systems: Status And Capabilities
Author(s): Ralph S. Levitt; N.Vasanth Rao; R. Fisher
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Paper Abstract

The Pyroelectric vidicon (PLV) is an infrared (8-14 micron wavelength) sensitive television-type camera pick-up tube. As can be seen from Figure 1, the tubes presently being produced can be configured into portable, battery operated, electronic imaging systems with full TV-compatible tape recording and playback capabilities. (The system illustrated is a laboratory modification of a "home recording", standard 2/3-in. vidicon camera system.)

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Date Published: 12 March 1982
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0313, Thermal Infrared Sensing Applied to Energy Conservation in Building Envelopes, (12 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932973
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Ralph S. Levitt, Amperex Electronic Corporation (United States)
N.Vasanth Rao, Amperex Electronic Corporation (United States)
R. Fisher, Amperex Electronic Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0313:
Thermal Infrared Sensing Applied to Energy Conservation in Building Envelopes
Richard A. Grot; James T. Wood, Editor(s)

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