23 October 1997 Feasibility study on solar occultation with a compact FTIR
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Abstract
A feasibility study for the solar occultation observation from space has been carried out. An ordinary Michelson type Fourier transform spectrometer with 1 cm-1 resolution and 10 Hz rapid sampling showed best feasibility by the trade offs among the sensitivity and resource consideration. For the low- cost and quick development, it is assumed to use design similar to a commercial laboratory model. By using 200 K TE cooled PC-MCT detector, it showed least resource requirement and the SNR greater than 150 over 800 to 3300 cm-1. By using 80 K MCT, it is possible to achieve the SNR greater than 500 can be achieved with more resources for weight and power.
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Makoto Suzuki, Akihiko Kuze, Jun Tanii, Andre J. Villemaire, Frank J. Murcray, and Yutaka Kondo "Feasibility study on solar occultation with a compact FTIR", Proc. SPIE 3122, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing V, (23 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.292691; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.292691
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