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Narcissus, A Testing Tool
Author(s): Martial Geiser; Roman Boutellier
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Paper Abstract

Narcissus, imaging of a cold detector onto itself, is usually disturbing in scanning thermal imaging system. But it can be used as a cheap and effective testing tool for complete thermal imaging systems. A mirror placed in front of the system induces narcissus. This set-up is examined, and three examples are given, one in the 3 - 5 μm range and two in the 9 - 12 μm range.

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Date Published: 20 October 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0656, Contemporary Optical Instrument Design, Fabrication, and Testing, (20 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938474
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Martial Geiser, Kern & Co. (Switzerland)
Roman Boutellier, Kern & Co. (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0656:
Contemporary Optical Instrument Design, Fabrication, and Testing
Leo H. J. F. Beckmann; J. David Briers; Paul R. Yoder, Editor(s)

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