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29 December 1981 Compensation Electronics For Staring Focal Plane Arrays
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Proceedings Volume 0282, Technical Issues in Focal Plane Development; (1981) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.931974
Event: 1981 Technical Symposium East, 1981, Washington, D.C., United States
Abstract
A microprocessor based compensation electronics system has been developed in conjunction with a video image display for 64 x 64 (Hg,Cd)Te hybrid staring arrays. The system has a data throughput rate of 5 MHz, where offset (12 bits resolution), gain (8 bits), and defective cell corrections take place in real-time. While imaging in real-time, the system also compiles quantitative data on the array performance such as responsivity and noise in a separately allocated memory. A general purpose computer can be interfaced to this systen to extract array data and perform statistical computations. The system can readily be expanded for staring arrays of 256 x 256 elements without major modifications.
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K. Hartnett, C. Marshall, and N. Butler "Compensation Electronics For Staring Focal Plane Arrays", Proc. SPIE 0282, Technical Issues in Focal Plane Development, (29 December 1981); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.931974
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