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10 November 1987 Computer Model Of Focal Plane Array
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This paper presents a computer program for simulation of an infrared focal plane array. Standard equations are used to support a menu driven program developed for an IBM personal computer. The terms and equations for each section are presented and samples of actual screen displays of a currently available device are also included. The program is intended to provide the user with a better capability to understand and to study the tradeoffs of fabrication parameters versus the focal plane array performance (i.e. CTE, both spatial and temporal dynamic range, MTF, and noise) used for an optical sensor system analysis. Only surface channel devices are considered in the simulation.
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Tom A. Thvedt, Charles T. Willoughby, Michael M. Salcido, and Eustace L. Dereniak "Computer Model Of Focal Plane Array", Proc. SPIE 0819, Infrared Technology XIII, (10 November 1987);


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