23 February 1985 Staring Arrays - The Future Lightweight Imagers
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High performance thermal imagers, such as the common modules are now readily available. These systems generally employ a scanning mechanism to generate the two dimensional display which makes their adaption to cheap, lightweight, small imagers difficult. However, with the advent of two dimensional close packed arrays of infra-red detectors the development of such a system is now becoming feasible. RSRE and MCCS, Frimley have jointly produced a small imager using cadium mercury telluride detectors. The system has been designed to be adaptable to use both 3-5 μm and 8-14 μm arrays, and to study various electronic correction mechanisms.
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P N. J. Dennis, P N. J. Dennis, R J Dann, R J Dann, } "Staring Arrays - The Future Lightweight Imagers", Proc. SPIE 0572, Infrared Technology XI, (23 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.950669; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950669


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