Accession Number : AD0778105

Title :   Rocketborne Near Infrared Radiometer System. Model NR-1.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 70-31 Jan 74,

Corporate Author : UTAH STATE UNIV LOGAN ELECTRO-DYNAMICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Wyatt,Clair L.

Report Date : 31 JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : A nitrogen-cooled rocketborne radiometer design and system test evaluation are given. The instrument uses an indium antimonide photovoltaic detector with a 77K background. The entire optical subsection of the instrument, including detector, filter, chopper, and lens is cooled to near 77K.

Descriptors :   *Radiometers, *Rocketborne, Sounding rockets, Liquid cooling, Liquid nitrogen, Cryogenics, Infrared detection, Near infrared radiation

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE