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Uncooled thermal imaging : arrays, systems, and applications

Author: Paul W Kruse
Publisher: Bellingham, Wash., USA : SPIE Press, ©2001.
Series: Tutorial texts in optical engineering, v. TT 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This introduction to uncooled infrared focal plane arrays and their applications is aimed at professionals, students, and end users. Topics include principal uncooled thermal detection mechanisms; fundamental performance limits and theoretical performance; the state of the art; and applications, technical trends, and systems employing uncooled arrays.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul W Kruse
ISBN: 0819441228 9780819441225
OCLC Number: 46240283
Description: xviii, 89 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of figures --
List of tables --
Preface --
Chapter 1. An overview of uncooled thermal imaging detection mechanisms and their figures of merit --
1.1. Terminology --
1.2. Detection mechanisms. 1.2.1. Photon detection mechanisms; 1.2.2. Thermal detection mechanisms; 1.2.3. Wave interaction effects --
1.3. Figures of merit. 1.3.1. Responsivity; 1.3.2. Noise equivalent power and D*; 1.3.3. Noise equivalent temperature difference; 1.3.4. Minimum resolvable temperature difference; 1.3.5. Thermal response time --
References. Chapter 2. Fundamental limits --
2.1. Introduction --
2.2. Photon noise limitations of thermal detectors --
2.3. Temperature fluctuation noise in thermal detectors --
2.4. Temperature fluctuation noise limit to focal plane array performance --
2.5. Background fluctuation noise limit to focal plane array performance --
2.6. Discussion --
References. Chapter 3. Thermoelectric arrays --
3.1. Introduction --
3.2. The heat flow equation --
3.3. Responsivity --
3.4. Noise --
3.5. D* --
3.6. Noise equivalent temperature difference --
3.7. Pixel design optimization --
References. Chapter 4. Resistive bolometers --
4.1. Introduction --
4.2. Responsivity. 4.2.1. Case I: No Joulean heating; constant bias; 4.2.2. Case II: Joulean heating; constant bias; 4.2.3. Case III: Joulean heating; pulsed bias --
4.3. Noise --
4.4. Noise equivalent temperature difference --
4.5. Choice of resistive materials. 4.5.1. Vanadium oxide; 4.5.2. Amorphous silicon; 4.5.3. Thermistor materials; 4.5.4. Titanium; 4.5.5. P-N junction diodes --
References. Chapter 5. Pyroelectric arrays --
5.1. Introduction --
5.2. The heat flow equation --
5.3. Responsivity --
5.4. Johnson noise --
5.5. Temperature fluctuation noise --
5.6. Noise equivalent temperature difference --
References. Chapter 6. State of the art and technical trends --
6.1. Introduction --
6.2. Resistive bolometer arrays and their applications in thermal imagers and imaging radiometers. 6.2.1. The Honeywell silicon microstructure resistive bolometer array and thermal imager; 6.2.2. Improvements on the Honeywell VOx 240 x 332 pixel bolometer array; 6.2.3. Use of amorphous silicon rather than vanadium oxide as the resistive material; 6.2.4. Use of diodes rather than resistive materials; 6.2.5. Thermal imagers employing uncooled VOx bolometer Arrays; 6.2.6. Imaging radiometers based on 320 x 240 pixel uncooled VOx Bolometers; 6.2.7. Summary --
6.3. Pyroelectric and ferroelectric bolometer uncooled arrays and thermal imagers that employ them. 6.3.1. Introduction; 6.3.2. The Texas Instruments (now Raytheon) hybrid ferroelectric bolometer array and imagers; 6.3.3. Monolithic pyroelectric array development --
6.4. Uncooled thermoelectric arrays and thermal imagers and imaging radiometers that employ them. 6.4.1. Introduction; 6.4.2. Monolithic linear arrays; 6.4.3. Imaging radiometer employing linear thermoelectric arrays --
6.5. Status and trends of uncooled arrays. 6.5.1. Status and trends of uncooled arrays for military systems; 6.5.2. Status and trends of commercial uncooled arrays and systems --
References. Chapter 7. Choosing the proper technical approach for a given application --
7.1. Introduction --
7.2. Thermal imaging applications --
7.3. Comparison of the principal types of uncooled thermal detectors --
Index.
Series Title: Tutorial texts in optical engineering, v. TT 51.
Responsibility: Paul W. Kruse.

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