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Image Processing Techniques Applied To Scanned Radiometric Collections Of Stellar Sources
Author(s): Robert N. Devich; Norman F. Lyon; Peter W. Baker
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Paper Abstract

The output of a scanning airborne LWIR radiometer observing stellar sources is treated as imagery . Techniques of digital image processing including frequency and spatial domain filtering are used to enhance the imagery, achieving signal-to-noise ratio improvements up to a factor of 6.24. Raw and processed imagery at 4 and 10 micrometers illustrate the techniques . The use of astronomical sources in conjunction with an internal pulsed photon source for sensor calibration is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 November 1976
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0095, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology II, (15 November 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.955153
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Robert N. Devich, ESL Incorporated (United States)
Norman F. Lyon, ESL Incorporated (United States)
Peter W. Baker, ESL Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0095:
Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology II
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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