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7 June 1996 Advanced Image Intensifier: a 60°field-of-view night vision system with integral electroluminescent display
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The Advanced Image Intensifier Advanced Technology Demonstrator is an Army program to develop and demonstrate the next generation of night vision goggle using revolutionary new technologies to improve system performance and expand the capability of currently fielded image intensifier devices. The Advanced Image Intensifier is a helmet mounted imaging and display system that exploits recent advances in diffractive optics, miniature flat panel displays, image intensifier tube technology and manufacturing processes. The system will demonstrate significantly enhanced operational performance by increasing low-light resolution by greater than 25 percent; increasing field of view from 40 degrees to 60 degrees; improving high light performance; and integrating a display for viewing thermal imagery, computer graphics, and symbology. The results of these improvements will increase the night fighting capability, operational effectiveness, mobilty, versatility, and survivability of the dismounted soldier and aviator.
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David A. Crenshaw and Robert G. Branigan "Advanced Image Intensifier: a 60°field-of-view night vision system with integral electroluminescent display", Proc. SPIE 2735, Head-Mounted Displays, (7 June 1996); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.241882
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