16 September 1992 NVEOD FLIR92 thermal imaging systems performance model
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
The Night Vision and Electro-Optics Directorate's FLIR92 model predicts minimum resolvable temperature difference (MRTD) and minimum detectable temperature difference (MDTD) for scanning and staring infrared sensors. FLIR92 retains unchanged for two- dimensional MRTD, and incorporates sampling effects and three-dimensional noise more thoroughly than the simple approximations used in the FLIR90 model. The FLIR92 MRTD predictions are shown to be valid for representative scanning and staring systems.
© (1992) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Luke B. Scott, John A. D'Agostino, "NVEOD FLIR92 thermal imaging systems performance model", Proc. SPIE 1689, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing III, (16 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137950; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.137950
PROCEEDINGS
10 PAGES


SHARE
KEYWORDS
Systems modeling

Minimum resolvable temperature difference

Electro optical modeling

Sensors

3D modeling

Imaging systems

Thermal modeling

RELATED CONTENT

Approach to three-dimensional noise spectral analysis
Proceedings of SPIE (May 22 1995)
Night vision modeling: historical perspective
Proceedings of SPIE (July 12 1999)
Standard night vision thermal modeling parameters
Proceedings of SPIE (September 16 1992)

Back to Top