Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, United States
15 - 19 April 2018
Conference 10625
Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing XXIX
Tuesday - Wednesday 17 - 18 April 2018
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Abstract Due:
9 October 2017

Author Notification:
11 December 2017
Notifications will be sent no later than 12/15/17

Manuscript Due Date:
21 March 2018

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Tuesday 17 April Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Test I
Tuesday 17 April 2018
7:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun Ballroom B
Session Chairs:
Alan Irwin, Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc. (United States) ;
Curtis M. Webb, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems (United States)
Performance prediction from EO system measurements using IRWindows and NV-IPM
Paper 10625-1
Time: 7:40 AM - 8:00 AM
Author(s): Alan Irwin, Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc. (United States)
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Instrument for the measurement of normalized spectral response of cameras in the thermal bands
Paper 10625-2
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
Author(s): Orges Furxhi, St. Johns Optical Systems (United States); David P. Haefner, Stephen D. Burks, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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Through display system uniformity
Paper 10625-3
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Stephen D. Burks, David P. Haefner, Joshua M. Doe, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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A spectrally tunable light engine for UV-VIS-NIR-SWIR and beyond
Paper 10625-4
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Jeff Holt, Christopher N. Durell, Labsphere, Inc. (United States); Joseph Jablonski, Saurabh Rabade, Jonathan Scheuch, Labsphere (United States); Alan Irwin, Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc. (United States)
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MTF measurements, identifying bias, and estimating uncertainty
Paper 10625-5
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): David P. Haefner, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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Thermal infrared reference sources fabricated from low-cost components and materials
Paper 10625-6
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Harald Hovland, Torbjørn Skauli, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (Norway)
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Modulation transfer function measurements on a MWIR T2SL focal plane array in IDDCA configuration
Paper 10625-7
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Jean Nghiem, Sylvie Bernhardt, Julien Jaeck, Sophie Derelle, Edouard Huard, Jérome Primot, ONERA (France); Linda Höglund, Eric Costard, IRnova AB (Sweden); Philippe Christol, Institut d'Électronique et des Systèmes (France); Isabelle Ribet-Mohamed, ONERA (France)
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Coffee Break and Dedicated Exhibition Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 2:
Test II
Tuesday 17 April 2018
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun Ballroom B
Session Chairs:
Alan Irwin, Santa Barbara Infrared, Inc. (United States) ;
Curtis M. Webb, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems (United States)
Automated spot defect characterization in a field portable night vision goggle test set
Paper 10625-8
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Stephen D. Scopatz, Metehan Ozten, Electro Optical Industries, Inc. (United States); Gilles Aubry, Guillaume Arquetoux, HGH Systèmes Infrarouges (France)
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On the relationships between higher and lower bit-depth system measurements
Paper 10625-9
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Stephen D. Burks, David P. Haefner, Joshua M. Doe, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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Post-optic MTF measurement using a reference optic
Paper 10625-10
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): David P. Haefner, James Stevens, Michael Groenert, Stephen Burks, Miguel Snyder, Conor Dunn, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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Down selection of climatic data for infrared signature modelling
Paper 10625-11
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Author(s): Ian L. Kermonde, Frank Drost, Rodney A. J. Borg, Defence Science and Technology Group (Australia)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:20 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 3:
Systems
Tuesday 17 April 2018
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun Ballroom B
Session Chairs:
James A. Buford, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (United States) ;
Russell M. Drake, Raytheon Network Centric Systems (United States) ;
Andrew W. Sparks, L-3 Sonoma EO (United States)
Active hull cooling system performance analysis
Paper 10625-12
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Author(s): David A. Vaitekunas, W. R. Davis Engineering, Ltd. (Canada); Pavel Aleksandrov, W. R. Davis Engineering (Canada)
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Performance of simulated asynchronous detectors
Paper 10625-13
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Sina Simingalam, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States); Joseph P. Reynolds, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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30 years: Past, present, and future of high fidelity IR scene projectors (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10625-14
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Scottie Mobley, James A. Buford, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (United States); Robert W. Smith, Robert L. Murrer, Missile Defense Agency (United States); David P. Mallett, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (United States)
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Non-uniformity correction mitigating the effect of lens temperature
Paper 10625-15
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Charles Kim, Elisabeth Correa, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems (United States)
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Sensor fusion and augmented reality with the SAFIRE system
Paper 10625-16
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Philip J. Saponaro, Wayne Treible, Univ. of Delaware (United States); Brian Phelan, Kelly Sherbondy, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Chandra Kambhamettu, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 4:
Modeling, Metrics, and Tools: Joint Session with conferences 10625 and 10650
Tuesday 17 April 2018
3:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun Ballroom B
Session Chairs:
Richard L. Espinola, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States) ;
Katrin Braesicke, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany) ;
Endre Repasi, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany) ;
Nicolas Rivière, ONERA (France)
Imaging simulation of active EO-camera
Paper 10625-17
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Author(s): José Pérez, Endre Repasi, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany)
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Super-resolution in the presence of atmospheric optical turbulence
Paper 10650-16
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Russell Hardie, Univ. of Dayton (United States); Michael Rucci, Barry Karch, Air Force Research Lab. (United States); Alex Dapore, Doug Droege, L-3 Cincinnati Electronics (United States)
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Development of a man-portable turbulence mitigation system
Paper 10650-17
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): James L. Bonnett, Aaron Paolini, Stephen T. Kozacik, Ariel Sherman, Eric J. Kelmelis, EM Photonics, Inc. (United States)
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Estimating uncertainty in limiting resolution of full motion video
Paper 10650-18
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Richard Gueler, Craig Olson, Andrew Sparks, L-3 Sonoma EO (United States)
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Validating pyBSM: a Python package for modeling imaging systems
Paper 10650-19
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Daniel A. LeMaster, Philip J. Plummer, Matthew Howard, Michael Rucci, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Statistical evaluation of motion-based MTF for full-motion video using the Python-based PyBSM image quality analysis toolbox
Paper 10650-20
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Craig Olson, David Gaudioso, Andrew Beard, Richard Gueler, L-3 Sonoma EO (United States)
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Precision motion enables unique optical zoom and staring capabilities of a miniature payload (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10650-21
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Author(s): Gal Peled, Nir Karasikov, Roman Yasinov, Vadim Derechinsky, Rita Yetkariov, Israel Shayer, Alan Feinstein, Nanomotion Inc. (United States)
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Wednesday 18 April Show All Abstracts
Introduction
Wednesday 18 April 2018
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun Ballroom B
Session Chairs:
Gerald C. Holst, JCD Publishing (United States) ;
Keith A. Krapels, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)

Conference Chairs:

Gerald C. Holst, JCD Publishing (USA)
Keith A. Krapels, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (USA)
Session 5:
Modeling I
Wednesday 18 April 2018
8:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun Ballroom B
Session Chairs:
Dave Forrai, L-3 Cincinnati Electronics (United States) ;
Orges Furxhi, St. Johns Optical Systems (United States)
Initial test of MITA/DIMM with an operational CBP system
Paper 10625-19
Time: 8:10 AM - 8:30 AM
Author(s): Kevin C. Baldwin, Randall T. Hanna, Andrea M. Brown, David M. Brown, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States); Steven K. Moyer, Jonathan G. Hixson, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)
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Evaluating the performance of an IR imaging system: a tutorial (Invited Paper)
Paper 10625-20
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Brian Teaney, David P. Haefner, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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Virtual DRI incorporating the effects of vibration on existing imagery
Paper 10625-21
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Jonathan G. Hixson, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States); John J. Graybeal, NV (United States)
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Optronic System Imaging Simulator (OSIS): imager simulation tool of the ECOMOS project
Paper 10625-22
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Daniel Wegner, Endre Repasi, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany)
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MRTD: man versus machine
Paper 10625-23
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Arthur D. van Rheenen, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (Norway); Petter Taule, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology (Norway); Jan B. Thomassen, Eirik B. Madsen, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (Norway)
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Coffee Break and Dedicated Exhibition Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 6:
Modeling II
Wednesday 18 April 2018
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun Ballroom B
Session Chairs:
Michael A. Soel, FLIR Systems, Inc. (United States) ;
David P. Haefner, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States) ;
Jonathan G. Hixson, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)
Enhanced backgrounds in scene rendering with GTSIMS
Paper 10625-24
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Keith Prussing, Oliver Pierson, Chris Cordell, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States); John Stewart, Kevin Nielson, Georgia Tech Research Institute (United States)
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Measurements of SWIR backgrounds using the swux unit of measure
Paper 10625-25
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Austin A. Richards, FLIR Systems, Inc. (United States); Martin Hübner, HENSOLDT Optronics GmbH (Germany); Michael Vollmer, Technische Hochschule Brandenburg (Germany)
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Neural net algorithm for target ID trained on simulated data
Paper 10625-26
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Christopher Howell, Kimberly E. Kolb, Jeffrey Olson, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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Validating models of target acquisition performance in the dismounted soldier context
Paper 10625-27
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Author(s): Mackenzie G. Glaholt, Rachel K. Wong, Justin G. Hollands, Defence Research and Development Canada, Toronto (Canada)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 7:
Modeling III
Wednesday 18 April 2018
1:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun Ballroom B
Session Chairs:
James A. Dawson, Dynetics, Inc. (United States) ;
Eddie L. Jacobs, The Univ. of Memphis (United States) ;
Joseph P. Reynolds, U.S. Army REDCOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
When does clutter stop behaving as noise?
(Canceled)
Paper 10625-29
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s):
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NV-IPM Demonstration
Paper 10625-46
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Joseph P. Reynolds, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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Human perception testing methodology for evaluating EO/IR imaging systems
Paper 10625-30
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): John J. Graybeal, Samuel S. Monfort, KINEX, Inc. (United States); Todd W. Du Bosq, Babajide O. Familoni, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)
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What is V50?
Paper 10625-31
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Gerald C. Holst, JCD Publishing (United States)
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Detection metrics and ship [D]RI
Paper 10625-32
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Arthur D. van Rheenen, Lars T. Heen, Eirik B. Madsen, Erik Brendhagen, Kristin H. Løkken, Bernt Almklov, Eirik Glimsdal, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (Norway)
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 8:
Modeling IV
Wednesday 18 April 2018
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Ballroom Level, Sun Ballroom B
Session Chairs:
Gisele Bennett, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States) ;
Terrence S. Lomheim, The Aerospace Corp. (United States) ;
Ronald G. Driggers, St. Johns Optical Systems (United States)
Evaluation of triangle orientation discrimination for field testing of imager performance
Paper 10625-33
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Author(s): Robert Short, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); Richard Vollmerhausen, St. Johns Optical Systems (United States); Ronald Driggers, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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Infrared search and track performance estimates for detection of commercial unmanned aerial vehicles
Paper 10625-34
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Robert W. Nicholas, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); Ronald Driggers, St. Johns Optical Systems (United States), Univ. of Central Florida (United States); David Shelton, Orges Furxhi, St. Johns Optical Systems (United States)
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Design, demonstration and testing of low F-number LWIR panoramic imaging relay optics
Paper 10625-35
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Orges Furxhi, Joe Frascati, St. Johns Optical Systems (United States); Ronald Driggers, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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A target detection multi-layer matched filter for color and hyperspectral cameras
Paper 10625-36
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Tomoya Miyanishi, Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) (Japan); Bradley L. Preece, Joseph P. Reynolds, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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Performance modeling of terahertz (THz) and millimeter waves (mmW) pupil plane imaging
Paper 10625-37
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Nafiseh Mohammadian, University of Central Florida (United States); Orges Furxhi, Lei Zhang, Peter Offermans, Galia Ghazi, IMEC USA - Florida (United States); Ronald G. Driggers, St. Johns Optical Systems (United States)
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A comparison of MWIR and LWIR imaging systems with regard to range performance
Paper 10625-38
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Berk B. Turgut, Göktug Genchan Artan, TÜBITAK SAGE (Turkey); Alpan BEK, METU (Turkey)
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