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Blackbody Source Effective Radiant Output
Author(s): Dave A. Gallinger; Eden Y. C. Mei; Edward C. Blanchet; Stephen W. McHugh
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Paper Abstract

The effects of background temperature changes on the effective, or apparent, blackbody radiant output are analyzed as a function of thermal imaging system (TIS) spectral bandpass characteristics. The error sources are quantified and methods of correction are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1988
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0890, Infrared Systems and Components II, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944267
Show Author Affiliations
Dave A. Gallinger, Northrop Corporation (United States)
Eden Y. C. Mei, Northrop Corporation (United States)
Edward C. Blanchet, Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc. (United States)
Stephen W. McHugh, Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0890:
Infrared Systems and Components II
H.M. Charles Liaw, Editor(s)

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