Accession Number : AD0259775

Title :   Standard Procedure for Target and Background Infrared Measurements

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

Personal Author(s) : Rravitsky, Charles ; Cumming, Cameron ; Moss, Trevor S

PDF Url : AD0259775

Report Date : Apr 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 22

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.

Descriptors :   *INFRARED RADIATION, *RADIOMETERS, *THERMAL TARGETS, ABSORPTION, ATMOSPHERES, CALIBRATION, INFRARED DETECTORS, INFRARED RESEARCH, INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY, MEASUREMENT, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, SCATTERING, SOURCES, STANDARDS

Subject Categories : Optics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE