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Interfacing A Focal Plane Infrared Mosaic Array And An Optical Processor
Author(s): David Casasent; Charles F. Hester
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Paper Abstract

Advances in mosaic focal plane array IR technology and optical spatial light modulators make an optical processor for high resolution imagery most attractive. A conceptual methodology to integrate these diverse technologies will be described. The system concept involves a fully corrected IR focal plane, a digital preprocessor and an optical correlator. The resultant system has potential use for missile guidance, surveillance, reconnaissance, and other similar pattern recognition problems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 August 1982
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0317, Integrated Optics and Millimeter and Microwave Integrated Circuits, (2 August 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933102
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David Casasent, Carnegie-Mellon University (United States)
Charles F. Hester, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0317:
Integrated Optics and Millimeter and Microwave Integrated Circuits
Bob D. Guenther; William Pittman, Editor(s)

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