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Compact Thermal Imager Using CVROS Scanner And SPRITE Detector
Author(s): T. J. Strzempko; V. Bliudnikas
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Paper Abstract

A high resolution, serial scan, thermal imager which is based upon a new compact video optical scanner and the SPRITE (Signal Processing In The Element) detector is described. The scanning principle is briefly reviewed, and the 8-12 μm SPRITE detector configuration characteristics are summarized. An electronic system is used to control the scan drives and to process the video for RS 170 compatibility. Finally, the performance of the system is defined by such figures of merit as NEAT and MRAT.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0643, Infrared, Adaptive, and Synthetic Aperture Optical Systems, (13 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.975523
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T. J. Strzempko, Kollmorgen Corporation (United States)
V. Bliudnikas, ISG, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0643:
Infrared, Adaptive, and Synthetic Aperture Optical Systems
Janet S. Fender; R. Barry Johnson; William L. Wolfe, Editor(s)

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