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The James Webb Space Telescope: Mission Overview and Status

Matthew Greenhouse
2019 2019 IEEE Aerospace Conference  
Technology development and million design are complete, and construction is underway In aU areas of the program. l. DESIGNING FOR DISCOVERY  ...  It is a cryogenic infrared space observatory with • 25 m 2 aperture (6 m class) telescope yielding diffraction limited IIDgular resolution at a wave1engtll of :z um.  ...  Near-infrared scanning Fabry-Perot imagery is provided by the FGS-TF instrument (Doyon 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2019.8742209 fatcat:3wxbsdffqjhnfh2idx5qgvcf3u

Vehicle tracking with multi-temporal hyperspectral imagery

John Kerekes, Michael Muldowney, Kristin Strackerjan, Lon Smith, Brian Leahy, Sylvia S. Shen, Paul E. Lewis
2006 Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XII  
Lon, "Vehicle tracking with multi-temporal hyperspectral imagery" (2006).  ...  Ground truth spectra and photographs were collected for the vehicles.  ...  Government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for Governmental purposes notwithstanding any copyright notation thereon.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.666121 fatcat:vxrfxjhifzccvmnyudtqpnnudy

The James Webb Space Telescope: Mission overview and status

Matthew A. Greenhouse
2011 2011 2nd International Conference on Space Technology  
It is a cryogenic infrared space observatory with a 25 m' aperture (6 in telescope yielding diffraction limited angular resolution at a wavelength of 2 um.  ...  An actively cooled mid-infrared instrument provides broad-band imagery, coronagraphy, and integral-field spectroscopy over the 5.0 < 0 < 29 Om spectrum.  ...  The detectors for the JWST instruments define the state of art for high performance space flight infrared imaging arrays.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icspt.2011.6064655 fatcat:sd6zl64wnrd35ownsv3pw6i5gi

A Low-Rate Video Approach to Hyperspectral Imaging of Dynamic Scenes

Charles Bachmann, Rehman Eon, Christopher Lapszynski, Gregory Badura, Anthony Vodacek, Matthew Hoffman, Donald Mckeown, Robert Kremens, Michael Richardson, Timothy Bauch, Mark Foote
2018 Journal of Imaging  
The increased sensitivity of modern hyperspectral line-scanning systems has led to the development of imaging systems that can acquire each line of hyperspectral pixels at very high data rates (in the  ...  The integrated unit is operated from atop a telescopic mast, which also allows imaging of the same surface area or objects from multiple view zenith directions, useful for bi-directional reflectance data  ...  Headwall currently manufactures both visible and near infrared (VNIR) as well as short-wave infrared (SWIR) versions of the Hyperspec.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jimaging5010006 pmid:34470179 fatcat:7skikzzsrrapfbabhl6cx6ls64

A Bi-Spectral Microbolometer Sensor for Wildfire Measurement

Denis Dufour, Loïc Le Noc, Bruno Tremblay, Mathieu N. Tremblay, Francis Généreux, Marc Terroux, Carl Vachon, Melanie J. Wheatley, Joshua M. Johnston, B. Mike Wotton, Patrice Topart
2021 Sensors  
Furthermore, given the low resource nature of this detector type, it presents a suitable option for monitoring wildfire behaviour from low resource platforms such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or  ...  This study describes the development of a prototype bi-spectral microbolometer sensor system designed explicitly for radiometric measurement and characterization of wildfire mid- and long-wave infrared  ...  Acknowledgments: We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canadian Space Agency and Natural Resources Canada for allowing us to benefit from the experimental burn campaign to collect the data for this  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21113690 pmid:34073244 fatcat:5e4hqjevovgupm7z2okwr4nsem

A brief history of Thermosense

Robert Madding, Gary L. Orlove, Jaap de Vries, Douglas Burleigh
2018 Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XL  
The Department of Energy was formed in 1977. And IR imaging and IR thermography began to be seen as valuable tools for building energy surveys.  ...  Results of this crisis include highly improved building construction design for energy conservation. Smaller, more efficient cars became the norm.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of their respective companies, RPM Energy Associates, LLC and FLIR Systems, Inc. for contributing the resources that made this work possible  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2306304 fatcat:h3kzjt2hvbhq7px2fp46fglmcu

Overview of space activity at Sofradir and new trends for future detector for science applications

Philippe Chorier, Nicolas Jamin, Cedric Leroy, Olivier Boulade, Bruno Fieque, Patricia Pidancier, Olivier Gravrand, Nikos Karafolas, Bruno Cugny, Zoran Sodnik
2017 International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016  
For this program, SOFRADIR is developing the detectors for two different systems: Infrared detector assembly for the Flexible Combined Imager (FCI) and Infrared detector assembly for the InfraRed Sounder  ...  These studies and programs concern operational missions for earth imagery, meteorology and also scientific missions for universe exploration.  ...  Concerning science and astronomy topic, this paper presents the status of the development of low flux low noise near infrared MCT detectors at CEA and Sofradir for applications in the astrophysics and  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2296086 fatcat:qivdiczyrnam5fdloht2qphjne

Aerial Vehicle Tracking by Adaptive Fusion of Hyperspectral Likelihood Maps

Burak Uzkent, Aneesh Rangnekar, Matthew J. Hoffman
2017 2017 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW)  
in an online manner for hyperspectral channels ranging from visible to infrared wavelengths.  ...  The key idea is that our adaptive fusion method can combine likelihood maps from multiple bands of hyperspectral imagery into one single more distinctive representation increasing the margin between mean  ...  for the vegetation detection, pixel-wise road classifier and vehicle detector.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvprw.2017.35 dblp:conf/cvpr/UzkentRH17 fatcat:qha2nwqgs5flzle7prloyvb2im

Aerial Vehicle Tracking by Adaptive Fusion of Hyperspectral Likelihood Maps [article]

Burak Uzkent, Aneesh Rangnekar, M.J. Hoffman
2017 arXiv   pre-print
for hyperspectral channels ranging from visible to infrared wavelengths.  ...  The key idea is that, our adaptive fusion method can combine likelihood maps from multiple bands of hyperspectral imagery into one single more distinctive representation increasing the margin between mean  ...  for the vegetation detection, pixel-wise road classifier and vehicle detector.  ... 
arXiv:1707.03553v1 fatcat:dlygv4onbzcjnog5y5u3r6hw6q

Hybrid multi-resolution detection of moving targets in infrared imagery

Suman Tewary, Aparna Akula, Ripul Ghosh, Satish Kumar, H.K. Sardana
2014 Infrared physics & technology  
The authors appreciate the efforts and thank the drivers of CSIR-CSIO, Mr Harbhajan Singh, Mr Suman and Mr Dilbagh Singh for their support in data generation.  ...  However, if a known object is required to be tracked, an object detector can be used. In this paper, a robust target detection methodology is introduced for infrared imagery applications.  ...  The dataset is to be called as 'CSIR-CSIO Moving Object Thermal Infrared Imagery Dataset -Vehicle Sequences'.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infrared.2014.07.022 fatcat:vipxgx6u55a4teub2vbbankpky

An Introduction to Himawari-8/9— Japan's New-Generation Geostationary Meteorological Satellites

Kotaro BESSHO, Kenji DATE, Masahiro HAYASHI, Akio IKEDA, Takahito IMAI, Hidekazu INOUE, Yukihiro KUMAGAI, Takuya MIYAKAWA, Hidehiko MURATA, Tomoo OHNO, Arata OKUYAMA, Ryo OYAMA (+10 others)
2016 Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan  
They have 16 observation bands, and their spatial resolution is 0.5 or 1 km for visible and near-infrared bands and 2 km for infrared bands.  ...  These advantages, when combined with shortened revisit times (around 10 min for Full Disk and 2.5 min for sectored regions), provide new levels of capacity for the identification and tracking of rapidly  ...  The solid and dashed black lines in the visible/near-infrared band panels (a and b) represent values for AHI and Imager, respectively, and the corresponding red lines represent the same in the infrared  ... 
doi:10.2151/jmsj.2016-009 fatcat:go2rzkkywzeyjo65otatenfrru

Sensors for Desert Surveillance

B. S. Chauhan, E. David, P. K. Datta
2005 Defence Science Journal  
Various types of sensors-visible, passive night vision, infrared, synthetic aperture radar, etc can be used for desert surveillance.  ...  In this paper, effects of various atmospheric phenomena on the transmission of signals, merits and demerits of different means of surveillance under desert environmental conditions are discussed.  ...  Krishna Moorty, Director, Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehradun, for his permission to publish this work.  ... 
doi:10.14429/dsj.55.2012 fatcat:i7r2xiptp5btxatytvunj6bkpm

Special Section Guest Editorial: Advances in Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation

Marija Strojnik, Gonzalo Paez
2014 Journal of Applied Remote Sensing  
Detectors replaced film as the recording medium with the advent of widely available CCD (charge-coupled device) technology in the visible, and line and staring arrays in the IR.  ...  The movement of the instrument-carrying vehicle, be it a satellite, a plane, or a rocket, opened the possibilities for multispectral imaging, using initially just a few bands with beam splitters and filters  ...  Interestingly, the raw data for this research was actually acquired with synthetic aperture radar, but it may easily be applied to infrared imagery.  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.jrs.8.084901 fatcat:mwgsgemgsvhzxkfgaznlhw4ake

Joint Navy and Air Force Infrared Sensor Stimulator (IRSS) program installed systems test facilities (ISTFs)

Thomas W. Joyner, Keem B. Thiem, Richard M. Robinson, Robert J. Makar, Robert Kinzly, Robert Lee Murrer, Jr.
1999 Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing IV  
Send comments regarding this burden estimate only, other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to Washington Headquarters Services, Directorate for Information  ...  Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining  ...  IR sensor detector arrays record (scanning) or detect (staring) a two dimensional projected image of a three dimensional scene.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.352900 fatcat:ghpa2pigwrhtheqmao2ptb6ygy

Hyperspectral Satellites, Evolution and Development History

Shen-En Qian
2021 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
Six of them are out of Earth orbits for Moon, Mars, Venus and comet missions.  ...  This paper provides an overview of spaceborne hyperspectral imagers, technology evolution, and development history.  ...  at spectral sampling interval of 3.6 nm for VNIR and 6.4 nm for infrared over 400 spatial pixels in a cross-track line.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2021.3090256 fatcat:u2opqwfgy5bhjnapeg4w5hflsm
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