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Dual Mode Auto-Light Control For Low Light Level Television
Author(s): L. H. Gilligan; D. W. Gerdt
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a method for controlling light level for an intensified focal plane array low light level television camera. Light integrating properties of the image intensifier photocathode, and the focal plane array (FPA) are exploited to control light exposure by time domain control only, gating the intensifier photocathode. Shutter efficiency effects of charge propagation velocity on the photocathode are empirically examined.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0832, High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics V, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942245
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L. H. Gilligan, Sperry Marine Inc. (United States)
D. W. Gerdt, Sperry Marine Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0832:
High Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics V
Howard C. Johnson, Editor(s)

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