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Infrared radiometer with digital signal processing for medical applications
Author(s): G. G. Porumb; Andreea-Rodica P. Sterian; Oana Spulber; Mihai C. Piscureanu
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present our results concerning the study, design and construction of an infrared radiometer with digital signal processing for medical applications. The design and the practical realization of the system included an a priori study for performing the parameters analysis, both for the radiation source and the detector range, and it can be used for measuring with the desired resolution of the signal power in relation with the diagnosed situations. The pyroelectric type sensor represents the reference element of the system, so that in function of its type and parameters we have designed the source pointing optical ensemble as well as the electronics required for the detector output signal processing. The interface with the operator gives us the possibility of controlling the accuracy of the measurements by using a computer terminal, and also to monitorize the measured values and to modify the parameters by means of an external signal.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4430, ROMOPTO 2000: Sixth Conference on Optics, (29 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.432907
Show Author Affiliations
G. G. Porumb, Univ. Politehnica Bucharest (Romania)
Andreea-Rodica P. Sterian, Univ. Politehnica Bucharest (Romania)
Oana Spulber, Univ. Politehnica Bucharest (Romania)
Mihai C. Piscureanu, Univ. Politehnica Bucharest (Romania)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4430:
ROMOPTO 2000: Sixth Conference on Optics
Valentin I. Vlad, Editor(s)

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