Accession Number : ADD003154

Title :   Infrared Imaging Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Woodworth,William H

Report Date : 15 Jul 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : The patent application relates to a pyroelectric infrared camera system which employs chopping plus image-difference processing. A pyroelectric vidicon is scanned at some frame rate and chopped at one-half that rate, generating frames having alternating scene polarity. Each frame is stored in a video disc recorder, the following frames subtracted therefrom and the resultant signal displayed (after inverting the polarity of alternating frames).

Descriptors :   *Infrared images, *Image processing, *Patent applications, Infrared vidicons, Infrared optical systems

Subject Categories : Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE