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20 July 1981 Compensation Electronics For Staring Focal Plane Arrays
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Proceedings Volume 0267, Staring Infrared Focal Plane Technology; (1981) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959911
Event: 1981 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1980, Los Angeles, United States
Abstract
A system which provides complete offset and gain correction to the output of a hybrid (HCT/CCD) staring focal plane has been developed. This system provides high speed, real time compensation using custom processing electronics at the CCD output. A microprocessor controls the operation of the electronics and allows the user to implement any of several operating modes. The compensated output can be displayed on a high speed CRT or on a standard black & white TV monitor to enhance visual resolution. The compensation electronics described here is correcting a 64 x 64 array at pixel rates to 5 MHz. The system can be configured to operate on array sizes up to 256 x 256 at frequencies to 10 MHz as larger arrays and faster analog to digital converters become available.
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K. J. Hartnett, N. R. Butler, J. A. Stobie, and S. Iwasa "Compensation Electronics For Staring Focal Plane Arrays", Proc. SPIE 0267, Staring Infrared Focal Plane Technology, (20 July 1981); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959911
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