Accession Number:

AD1025380

Title:

Imaging through Fog Using Polarization Imaging in the Visible/NIR/SWIR Spectrum

Descriptive Note:

SBIR Report,28 Oct 2016,11 Jan 2017

Corporate Author:

Bossa Nova Technologies, LLC Culver City

Report Date:

2017-01-11

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

This Phase I effort sought to develop a passive, electric-optical and infrared EO-IR imaging system. This system employs jointly optimized multi-modal image acquisition and processing methods in order to increase the operational range the distance between the sensor and the objectscene of interest by 10X over a baseline range that corresponds to traditional, single-mode image acquisition in the presence of obscurants. Because the gain in image quality associated with a single optimization technique may be modest, a multi-modal hardware solution combined with coordinated processing techniques was tested during this effort in order to achieve an exponentially more substantial improvement.

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Operations Research
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE