Laboratory Characterization of Two RADC (Rome Air Development Center) 160x244 Platinum Silicide Sensors
Final rept. 2-11 Dec 1986
AIR FORCE WRIGHT AERONAUTICAL LABS WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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Laboratory imaging performance tests were conducted on two Rome Air Development Center RADC 160x244 Platinum Silicide PtSi Sensors. Both cameras were tested using their RS-170 analog composite video outputs. Digital posts were not available for both cameras during the test period. The RADCNV Digital Image Processor 160x244 was tested with both 100 micrometers, fl.8, 3.4-4.2 micrometers and 299mm, f 2.35, 3.4-4.3 micrometer germanium lenses. The RADC AFGL Silicide Infrared Imaging Radiometer was tested with a specially baffled for reduced internal reflection 100 micrometers f 1.8 germanium lens. Tests were conducted as part of a comparative evaluation of PtSi versus Mercury- Cadmium-Telluride NgCdTe technology for imaging applications. Keywords Forward locking infrared sensors Staring array.