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Application Of The Thomson-CSF TH 7884 CCD Matrix Sensor For The Imaging Spectrometer ROSIS
Author(s): Robert Buschner; Dirk Viehmann
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Paper Abstract

The airborne imaging spectrometer ROSIS has been designed for environmental investiga-tions. The spectral resolution is 5 nm within a spectral range from 400 to 900 nm. The ground pixel size is 2.2 m x 2.2 m at a flight altitude of 4 km. To meet the design and radiometric requirements, the Thomson TH 7884 CCD matrix sensor was selected. Operating the TH 7884 in the frame transfer mode the image size is 500 x 256 picture elements. To gain the required spectral information we need only 85 lines of this image. To achieve the 2.2 m ground pixel size resolution in flight direction (pushbroom system) about 85 frames/second have to be read out. For this we applied new readout techniques as described in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 March 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1027, Image Processing II, (2 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950259
Show Author Affiliations
Robert Buschner, Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm GmbH (FRG)
Dirk Viehmann, Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm GmbH (FRG)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1027:
Image Processing II
Peter J.S. Hutzler; Andre J. Oosterlinck, Editor(s)

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