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Ground Calibration Of Longwave Infrared (LWIR) Sensors For Astronomical Observations
Author(s): H. Macurda; R. H. Meier
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes work performed for the Ballistic Missile Defense Advanced Technology Center to assess the current state of optical sensor calibration and test facilities and to establish a recommended program for meeting projected BMDATC calibration and testing needs. Included in the paper are a summary of existing capabilities and calibration approaches, typical data produced during the assessment, and the recommended approach to satisfying the expected ground test requirements of astronomical infrared sensors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 June 1978
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 0132, Utilization of Infrared Detectors, (6 June 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956055
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H. Macurda, Nichols Research Corporation (United States)
R. H. Meier, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0132:
Utilization of Infrared Detectors
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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