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Title: Calibration Systems Final Report

Abstract

The Calibration Systems project at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is aimed towards developing and demonstrating compact Quantum Cascade (QC) laser-based calibration systems for infrared imaging systems. These on-board systems will improve the calibration technology for passive sensors, which enable stand-off detection for the proliferation or use of weapons of mass destruction, by replacing on-board blackbodies with QC laser-based systems. This alternative technology can minimize the impact on instrument size and weight while improving the quality of instruments for a variety of missions. The potential of replacing flight blackbodies is made feasible by the high output, stability, and repeatability of the QC laser spectral radiance.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
878274
Report Number(s):
PNNL-15671
NN2001000; TRN: US200611%%54
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; CALIBRATION; DETECTION; LASERS; PROLIFERATION; STABILITY; WEAPONS

Citation Formats

Myers, Tanya L., Broocks, Bryan T., and Phillips, Mark C.. Calibration Systems Final Report. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.2172/878274.
Myers, Tanya L., Broocks, Bryan T., & Phillips, Mark C.. Calibration Systems Final Report. United States. doi:10.2172/878274.
Myers, Tanya L., Broocks, Bryan T., and Phillips, Mark C.. Wed . "Calibration Systems Final Report". United States. doi:10.2172/878274. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/878274.
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title = {Calibration Systems Final Report},
author = {Myers, Tanya L. and Broocks, Bryan T. and Phillips, Mark C.},
abstractNote = {The Calibration Systems project at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is aimed towards developing and demonstrating compact Quantum Cascade (QC) laser-based calibration systems for infrared imaging systems. These on-board systems will improve the calibration technology for passive sensors, which enable stand-off detection for the proliferation or use of weapons of mass destruction, by replacing on-board blackbodies with QC laser-based systems. This alternative technology can minimize the impact on instrument size and weight while improving the quality of instruments for a variety of missions. The potential of replacing flight blackbodies is made feasible by the high output, stability, and repeatability of the QC laser spectral radiance.},
doi = {10.2172/878274},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Wed Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}

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