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Comparison Of Coherent And Incoherent Imaging In The Location Of Point Sources
Author(s): William L. Wolfe
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Paper Abstract

The position location accuracy of a point source in the fields of view of two telescopes with the same focal plane is considered. It is shown that for detectors sized to equal the distance to the first zero of the coherently added system, there is little, if any, difference in accuracy between a system that adds the flux coherently as opposed to a system that adds it incoherently.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 June 1980
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0226, Infrared Imaging Systems Technology, (24 June 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958729
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William L. Wolfe, University of Arizona (United States)


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

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