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Author Daniels, Arnold.

Title Field guide to infrared systems [electronic resource] / Arnold Daniels.

Published Bellingham, Wash. (1000 20th St. Bellingham WA 98225-6705 USA) : SPIE, 2007.

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Physical description 1 online resource (120 p. : ill.) : digital file.
Series SPIE field guides ; v. FG09
SPIE field guides ; FG09.
Notes "SPIE digital library."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-115) and index.
Contents Glossary -- Introduction -- Electromagnetic spectrum -- Infrared concepts -- Optics -- Imaging concepts -- Magnification factors -- Thick lenses -- Stop and pupils -- F-number and numerical aperture -- Field-of-view -- Combination of lenses -- Afocal systems and refractive telescopes -- Cold-stop efficiency and field stop -- Image quality -- Image anomalies in infrared systems -- Infrared materials -- Material dispersion -- Atmospheric transmittance -- Radiometry and sources -- Solid angle -- Radiometry -- Radiometric terms -- Flux transfer -- Flux transfer for image-forming systems -- Source configurations -- Blackbody radiators -- Planck's radiation law -- Stefan-Boltzmann and Wien's displacement laws -- Rayleigh-Jeans and Wien's radiation laws -- Exitance contrast -- Emissivity -- Kirchhoff's law -- Emissivity of various common materials -- Radiometric measure of temperature -- Collimators -- Performance parameters for optical detectors -- Infrared detectors -- Primary sources of detector noise -- Noise power spectral density -- White noise -- Noise-equivalent bandwidth -- Shot noise -- Signal-to-noise ratio : detector and BLIP limits -- Generation-recombination noise -- Johnson noise -- 1/f noise and temperature noise -- Detector responsivity -- Spectral responsivity -- Blackbody responsivity -- Noise equivalent power -- Specific or normalized detectivity -- Photovoltaic detectors or photodiodes -- Sources of noise in PV detectors.
Expressions for D*[subscript]PV,BLIP, D**[subscript]PV,BLIP, and D*[subscript]PV,JOLI -- Photoconductive detectors -- Sources of noise in PC detectors -- Pyroelectric detectors -- Bolometers -- Bolometers : immersion optics -- Thermoelectic detectors -- Infrared systems -- Raster scan format : single-detector -- Multiple-detector scan formats : serial scene dissection -- Multiple-detector scan formats : parallel scene dissection -- Staring systems -- Search systems and range equation -- Noise equivalent irradiance -- Performance specification : thermal-imaging systems -- MTF definitions -- Optics MTF : calculations -- Electronics MTF : calculations -- MTF measurement setup and sampling effects -- MTF measurement techniques : PSF and LSF -- MTF measurement techniques : ESF and CTF -- MTF measurement techniques : noiselike targets -- MTF measurement techniques : interferometry -- Noise equivalent temperature difference -- NETD measurement technique -- Minimum resolvable temperature difference -- MRTD : calculation -- MRTD measurement technique -- MRTD measurement : automatic test -- Johnson criteria -- Infrared applications -- Appendix. Equation summary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Restrictions Restricted to subscribers or individual electronic text purchasers.
Summary This Field Guide is written to clarify and summarize the theoretical principles of infrared technology. It describes the basic elements involving image formation and image quality, radiometry and flux transfer, and explains the figures of merit involving detector performance. It considers the development of search infrared systems, and specifies the main descriptors used to characterize thermal imaging systems. Furthermore, this guide clarifies, identifies, and evaluates the engineering trade-offs in the design of an infrared system.
Other formats Also available in print version.
System notes Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Other author Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
Subject Infrared technology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Variant Title Infrared systems.
ISBN 9780819478245 (electronic)
9780819463616
0819463612 (print)
Standard Number 10.1117/3.684619