13 August 1997 Performance trade-offs in second-generation UK long-linear-array sensor technology
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This paper presents system trade-offs necessary to deliver the high performance available from the emerging UK second generation long-linear detector technology, in the long wave infra-red (LWIR) waveband. These trade-offs include thermal referencing methods, dynamic range, and scan configurations. Experience and measurements from the new GEC-Marconi Sensors' LOLA Imager are used to support the arguments. Also indicated are the trade-offs leading to optimized systems for roles in demanding applications such as advanced airborne targeting.
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Robert P. A. Booker, Robert P. A. Booker, Keith A. Hardy, Keith A. Hardy, } "Performance trade-offs in second-generation UK long-linear-array sensor technology", Proc. SPIE 3061, Infrared Technology and Applications XXIII, (13 August 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.280331; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.280331


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