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Development of laser-based direct-write projection methods: sensor optics and system characterization issues
Author(s): Heard S. Lowry III; Celia A. Doub; Lanny L. Holt; Sidney L. Steely; R. H. Fugerer
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the investigation and potential utility of using the Direct Write Scene Generator (DWSG) to project onto a sensor system's focal plane array (FPA) through its optical telescope. The test approach requires development of magnifier/collimator systems to expand the DWSG output to the sensor telescope. A lens system has been procured to facilitate the projection to the full array of a standard CCD with an attached lens system. A demonstration of operation of the DWSG through camera optics has been recorded. The capability of the DWSG system to measure FPA crosstalk has been examined in some detail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 July 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3375, Targets and Backgrounds: Characterization and Representation IV, (7 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.327162
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Heard S. Lowry III, Sverdrup Technology, Inc. (United States)
Celia A. Doub, Sverdrup Technology, Inc. (United States)
Lanny L. Holt, Sverdrup Technology, Inc. (United States)
Sidney L. Steely, Sverdrup Technology, Inc. (United States)
R. H. Fugerer, Sverdrup Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3375:
Targets and Backgrounds: Characterization and Representation IV
Wendell R. Watkins; Dieter Clement, Editor(s)

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