12 September 2003 Semiconductor screen dynamic visible-to-infrared scene converter
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The concept for a new high spatial resolution, high-temperature, Dynamic Infrared Scene Projector (DISP) for generating high-speed (microsecond range) broadband (3-16 microns) IR scenery through visible pumping of DISP semiconductor scene (visible-to-infrared conversion) was developed, fabricated and tested. The principle of this new device operation and the results of our initial experimental study are reported for the first time. Key potential operating parameters of the new device prototype (based on a Germanium screen) are compared to that of modern conventional DISP engine (SBIR Emitter Array Projector).
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Volodymyr K. Malyutenko, Volodymyr K. Malyutenko, V. V. Bogatyrenko, V. V. Bogatyrenko, Oleg Yu. Malyutenko, Oleg Yu. Malyutenko, Donald R. Snyder, Donald R. Snyder, August J. Huber, August J. Huber, James D. Norman, James D. Norman, } "Semiconductor screen dynamic visible-to-infrared scene converter", Proc. SPIE 5092, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing VIII, (12 September 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.512654; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.512654

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