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Industrial Limitations Of Infrared Detectors
Author(s): R. J. Hutchinson; J. K. Moore
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Paper Abstract

The principal markets that exist for industrial infrared systems are considered. There is a discussion on the relevance of detector figures of merit and specifications. The particular needs of each part of the industrial market - consisting of thermal imaging, pyrometry, intruder alarms, flame and fire detectors, and process composition analysers - are summarised. Individual detectors are then considered, but this is restricted to types of known industrial application, and the limitations and advantages of each one listed. There is a brief discussion of amplifying and cooling requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1979
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0197, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology V, (17 December 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.958006
Show Author Affiliations
R. J. Hutchinson, Warren Spring Laboratory (United Kingdom)
J. K. Moore, Land Pyrometers Ltd. (United Kingdom)


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

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