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24 June 1980 Near-Infrared Spectral Imaging Michelson Interferometer For Astronomical Applications
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Proceedings Volume 0226, Infrared Imaging Systems Technology; (1980) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958722
Event: 1980 Technical Symposium East, 1980, Washington, D.C., United States
Abstract
The design and operation of an imaging Michelson interferometer-spectrometer used for near-infrared (0.8 μm to 2.5 μm) spectral imaging is reported. The system employs a rapid scan interferometer modified for stable low resolution (250 cm-1) performance and a 42 element PbS linear detector array. A microcomputer system is described which provides data acquisition, coadding, and Fourier transformation for near real-time presentation of the spectra of all 42 scene elements. The electronic and mechanical designs are discussed and telescope performance data presented.
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C. W. Wells, A. E. Potter, and T. H. Morgan "Near-Infrared Spectral Imaging Michelson Interferometer For Astronomical Applications", Proc. SPIE 0226, Infrared Imaging Systems Technology, (24 June 1980); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958722
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