Accession Number : AD0434358

Title :   INFRARED - TODAY AND TOMORROW,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Spiro,Irving J.

Report Date : 04 MAR 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The nature of infrared radiation and its transmission through the atmospheric constituents up to the entrance window of an optical system are described. The current state-of-the art of infrared technology, both civilian and military, is outlined, and some future improvements and developments are predicted on a basis of extrapolations of present equipment and component capabilities. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*INFRARED RADIATION, ENERGY), THEORY, WEAPON SYSTEMS, INFRARED WINDOWS, OPTICAL MATERIALS, PHOTOCONDUCTIVITY, ATTENUATION, LUMINESCENCE, BOLOMETERS, THERMOCOUPLES, ABSORPTION, ATTENUATION, INFRARED RESEARCH, INFRARED EQUIPMENT

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE