16 September 1992 NVEOD FLIR92 thermal imaging systems performance model
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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.
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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

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