Accession Number:

AD0259775

Title:

Standard Procedure for Target and Background Infrared Measurements

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR (DEFENSE RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING) WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1961-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

Contents Radiation sources Targets Background Measurement of characteristics of targets, backgrounds, and intervening media Target characteristics and methods of measurement Target emission Radiometer design Use and calibration of radiometers Reflection Obscuration Secondary targets or transposed characteristics Background characteristics Interaction of targets and backgrounds or contrast detection Field chopper discrimination Spatial variation Temporal variation Intervening media Absorption Scattering, Scintillation Auxiliary measurements and data General data Meteorological measurements Geometrical measurements Auxiliary target specifications Units and symbols Presentation of data Reduced and primary data Graphical data preferred Units of measurement.

Subject Categories:

  • Optics
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE