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Analog Frame Integrator For Staring Infrared Detector Arrays
Author(s): Robert Malm
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Paper Abstract

The integration of successive frames from a 128 x 128 infrared detector array is complicated by (1) the large number (i.e. 16,384) of detector elements in the array, (2) the necessity of achieving computational precisions better than 0.01%, and (3) the space and power limitations that are implied by a 77°K focal plane location for the processing circuitry. The design of an analog frame integrator to meet the above requirements is discussed. In addition, a correlated triple sampling circuit, which is incorporated in the frame integrator and which can be adapted to a variety of read-out techniques, is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 July 1981
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0267, Staring Infrared Focal Plane Technology, (20 July 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959914
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Robert Malm, Northrop Research & Technology Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0267:
Staring Infrared Focal Plane Technology
David N. Pocock, Editor(s)

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