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Fast And Objective MRTD Measurement
Author(s): A. N. de Jong; S. J. M. Bakker
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Paper Abstract

Manufacturers and Users of the Thermal Imagers have spent very much time upon the definition and measurement of the generally accepted performance curve: MRTD (Minimum Resolvable Temperature Difference). The need for a cheap and fast, objective measurement method has considerably increased since the large scale introduction of thermal imagers. This paper contains a contribution to such a method, based upon simple targets, a CCD-camera and an IBM-PC with frame-grabber unit and fast computation algorithms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 October 1988
PDF: 19 pages
Proc. SPIE 0916, Infrared Systems--Design and Testing, (11 October 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945571
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A. N. de Jong, FEL- TNO (Netherlands)
S. J. M. Bakker, FEL- TNO (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0916:
Infrared Systems--Design and Testing

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