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Frequency Domain Approach To An Electro-Optics System
Author(s): Iao-Huei Pan; Sui-Chu Cheng; Jer-Hao Chen; Henry H. Su
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Paper Abstract

Heretofore, there are many literature concerning the measurements of transfer function for a control system, (1) (2) but very few on the topics for an E-0 system especially for the part containing both the sensor and its signal processing. The purpose of this paper is to give a simple new approach to characterize the E-0 transfer function in frequency domain. The main contributions of this approach are namely: (1) A moving target generation, which is made by the light source array is designed to simulate a moving target. The advantages of this set up will give simplicity and high frequency capability. (2) A programmed numerical optimization process, which makes use of the least-squared-error method is established to locate the pole-zero configuration of over all system. (3) An experiment for the TV tracking-centroid system is developed to illustrate the details of this approach. The results reveal the 15 db band width of which at 0.639/um wavelength in low light level condition is 8 Hz. It is suggested that this technique can also be applied for many other E-0 systems such ass infrared, laser and so on extensively.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 October 1979
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0187, System Aspects of Electro-optics, (4 October 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.965587
Show Author Affiliations
Iao-Huei Pan, Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (Republic of China)
Sui-Chu Cheng, Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (Republic of China)
Jer-Hao Chen, Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (Republic of China)
Henry H. Su, Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (Republic of China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0187:
System Aspects of Electro-optics
Harold B Jeffreys, Editor(s)

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