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Cockpit Readiness For Night Vision Goggles
Author(s): Marija S. Scholl; James W. Scholl
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Paper Abstract

The introduction of night vision goggles into the cockpit environment may produce incompatibility with existing cockpit optoelectronic instrumentation. The methodology used to identify the origin of the spurious signal is demonstrated with the example of an electronic display. The amount of radiation emitted by a gray body in the wavelength region of goggle sensitivity is calculated. A simple procedure for preflight testing of cockpit instrumentation using a commercially available infrared camera is recommended. Other recommendations include the specification of cockpit instrumentation for compatibility with night vision devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0778, Display System Optics, (17 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940466
Show Author Affiliations
Marija S. Scholl, California Institute of Technology (United States)
James W. Scholl, Alenka Associates (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0778:
Display System Optics
Arthur Cox; Rudolf Hartmann, Editor(s)

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