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Night Identification Camera
Author(s): Charles G. Grover; W. Lawton King
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Paper Abstract

Many fields of photographic applications have a specific need for a compact, intensified camera for taking pictures of moving objects under low light level conditions. In obtaining the required camera characteristics there are several trade-offs to be considered. This design is based on maximum camera gain and minimum camera size and weight with electrical gating. The system is capable of hand-held operation at 1/3 full moon. A prototype which has been constructed and is currently undergoing field evaluation is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 1977
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0108, Optics in Security and Law Enforcement I, (20 September 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955480
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Charles G. Grover, Naval Surface Weapons Center (United States)
W. Lawton King, Naval Surface Weapons Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0108:
Optics in Security and Law Enforcement I
Charles Freeman; Sol Nudelman; Joseph C. Richmond, Editor(s)

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