Coverart for item
The Resource Introduction to infrared system design, William L. Wolfe, (electronic book)

Introduction to infrared system design, William L. Wolfe, (electronic book)

Label
Introduction to infrared system design
Title
Introduction to infrared system design
Statement of responsibility
William L. Wolfe
Title variation
Infrared system design
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This Tutorial Text focuses on the optics and detector aspects of infrared system design. It introduces the terminology, processes, and instrument design techniques available to engineers today. Design examples are based on real problems investigated by the author during his 30 years of experience as an industrialist, teacher, and consultant
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available in print version.
Cataloging source
CaBNvSL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolfe, William L.
Dewey number
621.36/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TA1570
LC item number
.W65 1996e
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Tutorial texts in optical engineering
Series volume
TT24
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Infrared equipment
Target audience
  • adult
  • specialized
Label
Introduction to infrared system design, William L. Wolfe, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"SPIE digital library."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-129) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Applications overview -- 3. Review of geometric optics -- Rays, beams, and pencils -- The laws of reflection and refraction -- Gaussian optics -- Paraxial optics -- Stops and pupils -- Optical speed -- Aberrations -- Combinations of aberrations -- 4. Review of radiometry -- Angle and solid angle -- Spectral terms -- Radiometric terms -- Radiometric transfer -- 5. Detector parameters -- Detector descriptions -- Detector noises -- Detector types -- Detector arrays -- 6. The infrared system -- Description of the infrared system -- Sensitivity equations -- The emitted and reflected scene -- 7. Atmospheric transmission and Radiation -- Overview -- High-resolution spectra -- Calculational methods -- Procedures -- MODTRAN
  • 8. Evaluation of the infrared scene -- Evaluation of the scene SNR -- The nature of the infrared scene -- 9. Bandwidth and scan strategies -- Information bandwidth -- Time delay and integration -- Optimizing scan patterns -- The bow-tie effect -- The Palmer scan -- Effective noise bandwidth -- 10. Optical materials -- Types of materials -- Selection criteria -- Reflection and transmission -- Absorption -- Refractive materials -- Mirrors -- Glass vs. metals and composites -- 11. Some optical systems -- Single-mirror systems -- Two-mirror systems -- Three-mirror systems -- Schmidt systems -- Bouwers-Maksutov systems -- Reflecting relays -- 12. Scanning systems -- The plane parallel plate -- Refracting polygon scanners -- Risley prism scanners -- Rotating flats and axe-blade reflecting scanners -- The reflecting polygon scanner (carousel) -- The Kennedy split-aperture scanner -- Image-space scanners -- Narcissus -- 13. Real-time imager descriptions -- Contrast and modulation -- Spatial frequency -- Modulation transfer functions -- Minimum resolvable temperature difference -- Limitations and other figures of merit -- MTFs for diffraction-limited systems -- 14. Design examples -- The design process -- A night-driving imager -- ICBM interceptors -- A Peacekeeper detector -- Summary
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 131 p. : ill.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780819478535
Other physical details
digital file.
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
Label
Introduction to infrared system design, William L. Wolfe, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
"SPIE digital library."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-129) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Applications overview -- 3. Review of geometric optics -- Rays, beams, and pencils -- The laws of reflection and refraction -- Gaussian optics -- Paraxial optics -- Stops and pupils -- Optical speed -- Aberrations -- Combinations of aberrations -- 4. Review of radiometry -- Angle and solid angle -- Spectral terms -- Radiometric terms -- Radiometric transfer -- 5. Detector parameters -- Detector descriptions -- Detector noises -- Detector types -- Detector arrays -- 6. The infrared system -- Description of the infrared system -- Sensitivity equations -- The emitted and reflected scene -- 7. Atmospheric transmission and Radiation -- Overview -- High-resolution spectra -- Calculational methods -- Procedures -- MODTRAN
  • 8. Evaluation of the infrared scene -- Evaluation of the scene SNR -- The nature of the infrared scene -- 9. Bandwidth and scan strategies -- Information bandwidth -- Time delay and integration -- Optimizing scan patterns -- The bow-tie effect -- The Palmer scan -- Effective noise bandwidth -- 10. Optical materials -- Types of materials -- Selection criteria -- Reflection and transmission -- Absorption -- Refractive materials -- Mirrors -- Glass vs. metals and composites -- 11. Some optical systems -- Single-mirror systems -- Two-mirror systems -- Three-mirror systems -- Schmidt systems -- Bouwers-Maksutov systems -- Reflecting relays -- 12. Scanning systems -- The plane parallel plate -- Refracting polygon scanners -- Risley prism scanners -- Rotating flats and axe-blade reflecting scanners -- The reflecting polygon scanner (carousel) -- The Kennedy split-aperture scanner -- Image-space scanners -- Narcissus -- 13. Real-time imager descriptions -- Contrast and modulation -- Spatial frequency -- Modulation transfer functions -- Minimum resolvable temperature difference -- Limitations and other figures of merit -- MTFs for diffraction-limited systems -- 14. Design examples -- The design process -- A night-driving imager -- ICBM interceptors -- A Peacekeeper detector -- Summary
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 131 p. : ill.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780819478535
Other physical details
digital file.
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader

Library Locations

Processing Feedback ...