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Aerospace vehicle detection (AVD): design trade-offs
Author(s): T. J. Janssens
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in technology, in particular monolithic detector arrays, make it possible to detect and track aircraft from space. A number of options and trade-offs are discussed and a baseline concept of step-stare infrared sensors is described which performs both search and track over wide areas. Phenomenological modeling and technology advances needed for further sensor optimization are discussed.

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Date Published: 17 December 1979
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0197, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology V, (17 December 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957979
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T. J. Janssens, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0197:
Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology V
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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