19 July 1999 Cooling and positioning of DIRSP: a half-ton gorilla
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The Dynamic InfraRed Scene Projector (DIRSP) meets Army requirements for low-background hardware-in-the-loop testing of imaging infrared sensors. These requirements are met using cryogenic, vacuum technology to cool optical elements and emitter array sources. This paper discusses design and fabrication of two DIRSP subsystems, the Environmental Conditioning Subsystem, and the Mounting Platform Subsystem. These two subsystems enclose and support the Projection Optics Subsystem, and the Infrared Emitter Subsystem.
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Dave Higham, Dave Higham, D. Gary Frodsham, D. Gary Frodsham, Paul Waugh, Paul Waugh, Fred Tomisino, Fred Tomisino, } "Cooling and positioning of DIRSP: a half-ton gorilla", Proc. SPIE 3697, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing IV, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.352890; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.352890
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