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29 July 2002 Low-cost microsensors program
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The Low Cost Microsensors (LCMS) Program recently demonstrated state-of-the-art imagery in a long-range infrared (IR) sensor built upon an uncooled vanadium oxide (VOx) 640 X 480 format focal plane array (FPA) engine. The 640 X 480 sensor is applicable to long-range surveillance and targeting missions. The intent of this DUS&T effort is to further reduce the cost, weight, and power of uncooled IR sensors, and to increase the capability of these sensors, thereby expanding their applicability to military and commercial markets never before addressed by thermal imaging.
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John Steven Anderson, Daryl Bradley, Chungte William Chen, Richard Chin, Ronald G. Hegg, Adam Kennedy, Daniel F. Murphy, Michael Ray, Richard Wyles, James C. Brown, and Gwendolyn W. Newsome "Low-cost microsensors program", Proc. SPIE 4719, Infrared and Passive Millimeter-wave Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing, (29 July 2002);


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