Accession Number : AD0434358


Title :   INFRARED - TODAY AND TOMORROW,


Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF


Personal Author(s) : Spiro,Irving J.


Report Date : 04 MAR 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 26


Abstract : The nature of infrared radiation and its transmission through the atmospheric constituents up to the entrance window of an optical system are described. The current state-of-the art of infrared technology, both civilian and military, is outlined, and some future improvements and developments are predicted on a basis of extrapolations of present equipment and component capabilities. (Author)


Descriptors :   (*INFRARED RADIATION, ENERGY), THEORY, WEAPON SYSTEMS, INFRARED WINDOWS, OPTICAL MATERIALS, PHOTOCONDUCTIVITY, ATTENUATION, LUMINESCENCE, BOLOMETERS, THERMOCOUPLES, ABSORPTION, ATTENUATION, INFRARED RESEARCH, INFRARED EQUIPMENT


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE