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13 November 1996 Measured performance of an airborne Fourier-transform hyperspectral imager
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A new hyperspectral imager has recently been developed by Kestrel Corporation for use in light aircraft platforms. The instrument provides 256 spectral channels with 87 cm-1 spectral bandwidth over the 450 nm to 1000 nm portion of the spectrum. Operated as a pushbroom imager, the FTVHSI has been shown to have a IFOV of 0.75 mrad, and a FOV of 0.23 rad. The sensor includes an internal spectral/radiometric calibration source, a self contained spectrally resolved downwelling sensor, and complete line of sight and GPS positioning information. The instrument is now operating from a Cessna TU-206 single engine aircraft.
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Leonard John Otten III, Andrew D. Meigs, R. Glenn Sellar, and Bruce Rafert "Measured performance of an airborne Fourier-transform hyperspectral imager", Proc. SPIE 2819, Imaging Spectrometry II, (13 November 1996); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.258076
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