17 May 2006 Uncooled thermal imaging sensor and application advances
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BAE Systems continues to advance the technology and performance of microbolometer-based thermal imaging modules and systems. 640x480 digital uncooled infrared focal plane arrays are in full production, illustrated by recent production line test data for two thousand focal plane arrays. This paper presents a snapshot of microbolometer technology at BAE Systems and an overview of two of the most important thermal imaging sensor programs currently in production: a family of thermal weapons sights for the United States Army and a thermal imager for the remote weapons station on the Stryker vehicle.
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Peter W. Norton, Stephen Cox, Bob Murphy, Kevin Grealish, Mike Joswick, Brian Denley, Frank Feda, Loriann Elmali, Margaret Kohin, "Uncooled thermal imaging sensor and application advances", Proc. SPIE 6206, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXII, 620617 (17 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.667762; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.667762
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