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Infrared Stellar Image Profiles By Digital Superposition
Author(s): David R. Curott; Bruce Atwood
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Paper Abstract

We are reporting initial results of near infrared photoelectric area scanning with control, detection, and on-line-processing employing digital techniques. The primary objective of this instrument is to measure separations and color differences of stellar binary systems in an objective and precise manner. We exploit the extraordinary linearity of the PM tube and develop a photon limited system.

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Date Published: 1 September 1974
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0044, Instrumentation in Astronomy II, (1 September 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953946
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David R. Curott, Wesleyan University (United States)
Bruce Atwood, Wesleyan University (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0044:
Instrumentation in Astronomy II
Lewis Larmore; Donald H. Menzel; David Crawford, Editor(s)

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