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  • Main Title Simulation of a fast framing staring sensor


  • Author: Jefferson, K.J.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Wickstrom, R.D.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Financial Management and Controller.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE Office of Financial Management and Controller, Washington, DC (United States)


  • Name: Sandia National Laboratories
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Additional Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)


  • Creation: 1998-04-01


  • English


  • Content Description: A sensor system simulation has been developed which aids in the evaluation of a proposed fast framing staring sensor as it will perform in its operational environment. Beginning with a high resolution input image, a sequence of frames at the target sensor resolution are produced using the assumed platform motion and the contribution of various noise sources as input data. The resulting frame sequence can then be used to help define system requirements, to aid algorithm development, and to predict system performance. In order to assess the performance of a sensor system, the radiance measured by the system is modeled using a variety of scenarios. For performance prediction, the modeling effort is directed toward providing the ability to determine the minimum Noise Equivalent Target (NET) intensities for each band of the sensor system. The NET is calculated at the entrance pupil of the instrument in such a way that the results can be applied to a variety of point source targets and collection conditions. The intent is to facilitate further study within the user community as new mission areas and/or targets of interest develop that are not addressed explicitly during sensor conceptual design.
  • Physical Description: 11 p.


  • Keyword: Computerized Simulation
  • Keyword: Infrared Radiation
  • Keyword: Measuring Instruments
  • Keyword: Images
  • STI Subject Categories: 44 Instrumentation, Including Nuclear And Particle Detectors
  • Keyword: Performance


  • Conference: 12. annual international symposium on aerospace/defense sensing, simulation and controls, Orlando, FL (United States), 13-19 Apr 1998


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article


  • Text


  • Other: DE98003379
  • Report No.: SAND--98-0732C
  • Report No.: CONF-980412--
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 650300
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc707115


  • Display Note: OSTI as DE98003379