29 October 1981 Test Facility For Thermal Imaging Systems
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Proceedings Volume 0274, Assessment of Imaging Systems II; (1981) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.931861
Event: Assessment of Imaging Systems: Visible and Infrared, 1981, Reading, United Kingdom
Abstract
The test facility is designed to measure the main performances of thermal imaging systems : optical transfer function, minimum resolvable thermal difference, noise equivalent temperature difference and spectral response. The infrared sources are slits, MRTD four bar patterns or the output slit of a monochromator which are placed in the focal plane of two collimators. The response of the system can be measured either on the display using a photometer or in the video signal using a transient recorder. Most of the measurements are controlled by a minicomputer. Typical results are presented.
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Jean-Claude Fontanella, Jean-Claude Fontanella, } "Test Facility For Thermal Imaging Systems", Proc. SPIE 0274, Assessment of Imaging Systems II, (29 October 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.931861; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.931861
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