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An Application For Z-Plane Techndiogy
Author(s): Otto R. Martinez
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a Hybrid Mosaic on a Silicon Sandwich (HYMOSS) module with the Dynamic Stare algorithm being investigated for possible application in an air-to-air missile. The demonstration program will consist of a Phase I study and a possible Phase II hardware development program. The programs will determine the guidance characteristics of an air-to-air missile seeker utilizing the HYMOSS module with Dynamic Stare. Dynamic Stare is a combination of a dithered scan mechanism and a staring FPA which can be used to separate moving targets and backgrounds. Increases in acquisition range and processing speed using this technology are illustrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 September 1989
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1097, Materials, Devices, Techniques, and Applications for Z-Plane Focal Plane Array, (13 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960367
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Otto R. Martinez, Air Force Armament laboratory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1097:
Materials, Devices, Techniques, and Applications for Z-Plane Focal Plane Array
John C. Carson, Editor(s)

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