16 May 2006 Visible/UV image projector for sensor testing
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Proceedings Volume 6208, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing XI; 62080O (2006); doi: 10.1117/12.666269
Event: Defense and Security Symposium, 2006, Orlando (Kissimmee), Florida, United States
Abstract
Microplasma arrays for solar blind ultraviolet scene generation are being investigated in a Phase II SBIR program. An overview of the project and current status is presented. Preliminary work indicates that high flux with either spectral line or broadband radiant emission is possible. Two separate design approaches are being evaluated with array formats up to 100x100 planned for testing. Spectral emission from plasmas formed by multiple gas species have been characterized and several chosen for use in arrays. Design trades between parameters such as: frame rate, # bits of resolution, input power, flux levels, and gas species will be evaluated. The performance of a future system will be estimated.
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Robert Ginn, Steven Solomon, P. R. Mackin, Sung-Jin Park, J. G. Eden, Carol Wedding, "Visible/UV image projector for sensor testing", Proc. SPIE 6208, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing XI, 62080O (16 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.666269; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.666269
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