12 May 2005 RAD9000: a high-performance spectral radiometer for EO calibration applications
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This paper provides an update on the RAD9000 MWIR/LWIR spectral radiometer: a high-performance instrument supporting extremely accurate absolute and relative radiometric calibration of EO test systems. The system features an all-reflective optical system, internal and external thermal reference sources, a visible camera-based sighting/alignment capability, modular MWIR and LWIR detector/filter subassemblies, flexible control/display software, and a sophisticated graphical user interface (GUI). We present prototype performance data describing the instrument's thermal sensitivity, radiometric accuracy, spectral resolution, calibration, and other key parameters.
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Greg Matis, Paul Bryant, Jack Grigor, Jay James, Steve McHugh, "RAD9000: a high-performance spectral radiometer for EO calibration applications", Proc. SPIE 5784, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing XVI, (12 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.604014; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.604014
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