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Thermal Calibration Sources With Dynamic MRT And Scene Simulation
Author(s): Ron Fourier
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes an improved Extended Area Blackbody Source for testing thermal imagers on the production line and in the field. Emphasis is given to the Dynamic MRT capability, and Scene Targets. The paper details work performed on this improvement program. Initial work was described in our previous paper "Microprocessor based radiation sources", Ron Fourier, et al, published by SPIE Volume 520, 1984. I will describe the tests performed on this source, including Calibration, Environmental temperature stability, Radiometric calibration and uniformity tests.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 July 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0940, Infrared Scene Simulation: Systems, Requirements, Calibration, Devices, and Modeling, (14 July 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947145
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Ron Fourier, CI Systems, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0940:
Infrared Scene Simulation: Systems, Requirements, Calibration, Devices, and Modeling
R. Barry Johnson; Milton J. Triplett, Editor(s)

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