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Infrared Line Scanners
Author(s): F. N. Reilly; Donald M. Mohr
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Paper Abstract

This paper examines the key parameters effecting the performance of infrared. line scanners and presents examples of two equipments optimized for different operational requirements. The analysis includes a consideration of key target and atmospheric effects, and performance comparisons of common scanning and recording techniques. A sensitivity analysis relating NET, resolution and to system parameters and a discussion of the elements limiting the modulator transfer function are also included. Curves are developed to illustrate parametric relationships. Equipment examples include a brief description and sample imagery from the RS-18 and the RS-700 infrared line scanners.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 January 1976
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0062, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology I, (20 January 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954462
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F. N. Reilly, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
Donald M. Mohr, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0062:
Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology I
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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