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Passive Infrared Surveillance Using Pyroelectric Detectors
Author(s): S. G. Porter; H. Blackburn
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Paper Abstract

Pyroelectric detectors are thermal sensors which monitor change in radiation power and are therefore well suited to surveillance applications. They operate without cooling and are readily used in alarm systems which are self contained, have low power consumption and are sensitive while maintaining an excellent false alarm rate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 November 1977
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0110, Industrial and Civil Applications of Infrared Technology, (9 November 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955517
Show Author Affiliations
S. G. Porter, The Plessey Company Limited (England)
H. Blackburn, The Plessey Company Limited (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0110:
Industrial and Civil Applications of Infrared Technology
W. D. Lawson, Editor(s)

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