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Design Of An Imaging Spectropolarimeter/Photometer For Remote Sensing Of Earth Resources
Author(s): Walter G. Egan
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Paper Abstract

A design is presented for an imaging spectropolarimeter/photometer based on the LANDSAT multispectral scanner (MSS) for the wavelength range 0.5 to l.lμm. The proposed scanner has essentially the same wavelength sensitivity, field of view and scanning parameters of the original MSS, except for the duplication of sensing and data systems for the determination of the amount of plane polarization. A unique non-polarizing scanning system is described as well as a beamsplitter that does not introduce extraneous polarization.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0589, Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space, (1 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951908
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Walter G. Egan, Columbia University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0589:
Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space
John W. Lear; Andre Monfils; Sidney L. Russak; John S. Seeley, Editor(s)

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