OP3Session 3 - OPTRO2016: Testing electro-optical systems / Quantum IR imaging

New training
Level: Advanced/Specialized
Audience:

Engineers, scientists, and managers 

  • who need practical knowledge on testing and evaluation of modern imagers
  • interested in high performance IR imagery
Language of the training: English
Maximum capacity: 20
Price: 550 € -
Duration: 1 day / 6h
In partnership with
3AF
Objectives
  • Understand the practical aspects of the testing and evaluation of modern imagers
  • Understand the quantum IR imaging issues both from a performance and technological point of view

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Session 3 - OPTRO2016: Testing electro-optical systems / Quantum IR imaging
Addressed topics

Testing and standardization

Thermal imagers, visible/NIR cameras, SWIR imagers

Laser range finders, laser designators, laser pointers, laser illuminators

Quantum detectors, from 3-5 bulk materials (InGaAs, InAsSb, InSb) to 2-6 (HgCdTe),  QWIPs and superlattices

Photodiodes, avalanche photodiodes, minority carrier lifetime, SWAP trends

Future generation of IR focal plane arrays

The program

Testing electro-optical imaging and laser systems - Room2: 9h00-12h15

Krzysztof Chrzanowski, Professor at Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

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Review of electro-optical imaging and laser systems

Normalization of testing E-O systems and modules

Testing electronic imaging systems (thermal imagers, visible/NIR cameras, SWIR imagers)

Testing laser systems (laser range finders, laser designators, laser pointers, laser illuminators)

Testing  and boresight multi sensor imaging&laser systems

Testing night vision devices and image intensifier tubes

Calibration of test stations

A wide introduction to quantum IR imaging - Room1: 14h00-17h15

Olivier Gravrand, Senior Scientist at CEA LETI IR Group, Grenoble, France

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Large overview of detection structures usually used for quantum detection (from PC to PV)

A special focus on the photodiode

Evolution of IR detection structures (1st and 2nd generation)

Expected future generation of IR focal plane arrays

 
Methodology

Lectures

Next session: date to be defined


  • February 01, 2016 to February 01, 2016 OP3 | Session 3 - OPTRO2016: Testing electro-optical systems / Quantum IR imaging OCDE, Paris
Pedagogical manager(s):
  • Krysztof Chrzanowski -
  • Olivier Gravrand -
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