18 May 1988 Very Large Optically Butted Infrared Staring Sensor
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A relatively low cost and low technical risk method has been developed for optically butting mosaic detector arrays to achieve very large focal plane assemblies. This method is being developed for infrared staring sensor applications which may require as many as 108 pixels in the focal plane. The method is applicable with virtually any detector array type or size. This patented technology (Patent No. 4634882, trade named RIMSTAR) is being applied to a proof of principle infrared staring sensor which is designated IRX.
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J. Douglass, J. Douglass, R. Moore, R. Moore, J. Scott, J. Scott, "Very Large Optically Butted Infrared Staring Sensor", Proc. SPIE 0879, Sensing, Discrimination, and Signal Processing and Superconducting Materials and Intrumentation, (18 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943969; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943969
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