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Performance Evaluation Of Step Stare Sensor For Space-Based Air Vehicle Detection
Author(s): R. Hu; C. Q. Ho
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Paper Abstract

To achieve sufficient sensitivity, background noise suppression is required because of the relatively weak target signal. Background noise suppression techniques, first order, second order temporal differencing, spatial and temporal differencing, are analyzed and compared. Background noise due to both background drift and system jitter effects are calculated. Pixel-to-pixel offset-induced boresight errors is also evaluated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 1978
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0156, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology IV, (12 December 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956758
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R. Hu, Rockwell International (United States)
C. Q. Ho, Rockwell International (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0156:
Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology IV
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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