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Development Of An Earth Resource Pushbroom Scanner Utilizing A 90-Element 8-14 Micrometer (Hg,Cd)Te Array
Author(s): Thomas J. Brown
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Paper Abstract

Thermal infrared Pushbroom scanners being developed for NASA's earth resources survey experiments in the middle to late 1980's offer high spectral, spatial and temporal resolution, and high reliability through design simplicity. This mode of operation does not require moving optics; has integral chopping and calibration, and consequently, the Pushbroom scanner is lighter, simpler and more compact than its electromechanical predecessors. This paper describes the development of a 90 linear element, 8-14 micrometer, photoconductive (PC) (Hg,Cd)Te, IR/CCD/MUX Pushbroom Field Test Instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 June 1980
PDF: 20 pages
Proc. SPIE 0226, Infrared Imaging Systems Technology, (24 June 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958719
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Thomas J. Brown, Honeywell (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0226:
Infrared Imaging Systems Technology
William L. Wolfe; Jerrold Zimmerman, Editor(s)

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