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Mid and thermal infrared remote sensing at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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dc.contributor.author Johnson, William R.
dc.contributor.author Hook, Simon J.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-17T17:43:52Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-17T17:43:52Z
dc.date.issued 2016-04-17
dc.identifier.citation SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing, Baltimore, Maryland, April 17-21, 2016 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 16-1926
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/46111
dc.description.abstract Over the past few decades, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been building up a portfolio of technology to capture the MTIR for various scientific applications. Three recent sensors are briefly reviewed: The airborne Hyperspectral thermal emission spectrometer (HyTES), the ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) and Mars Climate Sounder (MCS)/DIVINER. Each of these sensors utilize a different technology to provide a remote sensing product based on MTIR science. For example, HyTES is a push-brooming hyperspectral imager which utilizes a large format quantum well infrared photodetector (QWIP). The goal is to transition this to a new complementary barrier infrared photodetector (CBIRD) with a similar long wave cut-off and increased sensitivity. ECOSTRESS is a push-whisk Mercury Cadmium Telluride (MCT) based high speed, multi-band, imager which will eventually observe and characterize plant/vegetation functionality and stress index from the International Space Station (ISS) across the contiguous United States (CONUS). MCS/DIVINER utilizes thermopile technology to capture the thermal emission from the polar caps and shadow regions of the moon. Each sensor utilizes specific JPL technology to capture unique science. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2016 en_US
dc.subject imaging en_US
dc.subject spectroscopy en_US
dc.subject QWIP en_US
dc.subject MCT en_US
dc.subject Thermopile en_US
dc.subject CBIRD en_US
dc.subject thermal en_US
dc.subject LWIR en_US
dc.subject Dyson en_US
dc.title Mid and thermal infrared remote sensing at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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