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Products Of Vehicle And Grass Fires Affecting Electro-Optical System Performance
Author(s): R. B. Gomez; R. A. Sutherland; L. S. Levitt; E. A. Olivas
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Paper Abstract

Fire products such as smokes and heat which are introduced into the atmosphere as a result of burning grasses and vehicles are identified and factors which influence their amounts and concentrations are discussed. When possible, factors affecting the optical properties of the fire perturbed atmosphere such as smoke particle size density distributions and optical density are presented. The impetus for the study lies in the need to assess the performance of electro-optical sensors in an adverse environment and the paper is aimed toward identifying factors to be considered in overall system performance modeling.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 April 1980
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0219, Electro-Optical Technology for Autonomous Vehicles, (24 April 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958552
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R. B. Gomez, Electronics Research and Development Command (United States)
R. A. Sutherland, Electronics Research and Development Command (United States)
L. S. Levitt, Electronics Research and Development Command (United States)
E. A. Olivas, Electronics Research and Development Command (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0219:
Electro-Optical Technology for Autonomous Vehicles
Ronald N. Hubbard, Editor(s)

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