EVALUATION TECHNIQUES FOR INFRARED LINE SCAN SYSTEMS

Authors
  1. Morley, G.A.
  2. McKinnon, D.
  3. Erickson, R.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Valcartier, Valcartier QUE (CAN)
Abstract
The image forming ability of an IRLS system has been assessed by means of laboratory measurements and in-flight testing using a ground test array. The laboratory tests have included determination of the over-all system modulation transfer function, amplitude characteristics and the minimum resolvable temperature. The ground test array consists of a 3-bar wedge pattern and a radiance step constructed of dissimilar panels of painted and sand-blasted aluminum. Analysis of the imagery resulting from over-flying the array yields data of the amplitude characteristics and the noise-limited resolution of the system.
Report Number
TN-2053/72 —
Date of publication
15 Dec 1972
Number of Pages
23
DSTKIM No
73-02680
CANDIS No
18281
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