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Low SWaP video core for MWIR imaging
Author(s): R. Gazit; D. Chen; G. Gershon; A. Karabchevsky; Z. Kiblitski; O. Magen; T. Markovitz ; R. Ohayon; O. Rozenberg; K. Rozenshein; N. Syrel; I. Vladovsky; M. Weinstein; I. Shtrichman; S. Riabzev
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Paper Abstract

Sparrow, a low Size, Weight and Power (SWaP), high-end thermal imaging video core is presented, based on XBn- InAsSb Focal Plane Array (FPA) with 640×512 format and 10μm pitch, which is operated at 150K. The Sparrow video core offloads a range of functions from the host system, such as detector power supply, clocking and image processing, resulting in a very compact and low power module equipped with a miniature Split-Linear Stirling cooler. The Sparrow Module is optimized for a wide range of low SWaP applications, with a volume of 58×62×42 mm3, a weight of 300g, and typical power consumption of 5W at room temperature. It provides sub-frame video latency and supports a variety of output video formats and user-configurable advanced image processing algorithms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 May 2019
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 11002, Infrared Technology and Applications XLV, 110021W (7 May 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2517745
Show Author Affiliations
R. Gazit, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
D. Chen, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
G. Gershon, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
A. Karabchevsky, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
Z. Kiblitski, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
O. Magen, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
T. Markovitz , SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
R. Ohayon, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
O. Rozenberg, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
K. Rozenshein, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
N. Syrel, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
I. Vladovsky, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
M. Weinstein, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
I. Shtrichman, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
S. Riabzev , RICOR Cryogenic & Vacuum Systems (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11002:
Infrared Technology and Applications XLV
Bjørn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Charles M. Hanson, Editor(s)

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