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Research On IRCCD For Advanced Earth Observation
Author(s): T Moriyama; M Nakajima; M Furukawa; E Yamaka; F Hasegawa; H Kanaya
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Paper Abstract

Earth observation from space becomes more important for global monitoring of air-pollution, unusual meteorological circumstances, and disaster preventions of the Earth. In paticular, observations in the infrared region from a geostationary orbit brings great advantage for the above purposes. To improve geometric and radiometric resolutions and also to shorten observing intervals, NASDA now develops a new device "IRCCD" (Infra-Red Charge Coupled Device) for a spaceborne infrared radiometer covering wavelength beyond 10gm . This paper describes detection mechanisms and test results of experimentally fabricated test devices for IRCCD and gives a breaf description of a cryogenic refrigerator maintaining the IRCCD at around 70K.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1070, Reconnaissance, Astronomy, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry, (25 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952494
Show Author Affiliations
T Moriyama, NASDA (Japan)
M Nakajima, NASDA (Japan)
M Furukawa, NASDA (Japan)
E Yamaka, University of Tsukuba (Japan)
F Hasegawa, University of Tsukuba (Japan)
H Kanaya, Tsukuba (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1070:
Reconnaissance, Astronomy, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry
Irving Hirschberg, Editor(s)

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