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A Comparison Of Thermal Imagery Collected In The 3-5 Micron And 8-12 Micron Wavebands
Author(s): A. M. Harland; S. P. Braim
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Paper Abstract

The RSRE Dual Waveband Imaging Radiometer has been used to collect simultaneous infrared signatures in both of the 3-5 micron and the 8-12 micron atmospheric transmission wavebands. The use of internal temperature references enables these results to be scaled to apparent temperature, that is the target temperature as perceived by the imager after passage through the atmosphere. The derived temperature profiles for a target in the two prime thermal wavebands can therefore be compared with ease. Results will be presented showing both the similarities and the differences between the signatures in the two wavebands.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 October 1988
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0916, Infrared Systems--Design and Testing, (11 October 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945572
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A. M. Harland, Royal Signals and Radar Establishment (UK)
S. P. Braim, Royal Signals and Radar Establishment (UK)


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

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