29 January 1992 A complete end-to-end infrared sensor CAD system: the key to afforable focal plane designs
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Proceedings Volume 2075, Passive Sensors; 20750F (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2300243
Event: Infrared Information Symposia, 1991, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Abstract
This paper presents a description of a modular simulation architecture which has been implemented on a 386 personal computer ruining UNIX and X-Windows to model virtually any staring or scanning array system and its associated processing electronics. The modularity of the simulation system permits rapid software-prototyping of a proposed sensor system and provides the designer with a valuable "what if' tool for evaluating the impact of numerous design alternatives on the performance of the overall system. Such front-end simulations performed during the early stages of a system-level design are effective in reducing costly design iterations and they help to ensure first-run system success.
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M. A. Massie, M. A. Massie, } "A complete end-to-end infrared sensor CAD system: the key to afforable focal plane designs", Proc. SPIE 2075, Passive Sensors, 20750F (29 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2300243; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2300243
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