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Title: False color viewing device

Abstract

This invention consists of a viewing device for observing objects in near-infrared false-color comprising a pair of goggles with one or more filters in the apertures, and pads that engage the face for blocking stray light from the sides so that all light reaching, the user`s eyes come through the filters. The filters attenuate most visible light and pass near-infrared (having wavelengths longer than approximately 700 nm) and a small amount of blue-green and blue-violet (having wavelengths in the 500 to 520 nm and shorter than 435 nm, respectively). The goggles are useful for looking at vegetation to identify different species and for determining the health of the vegetation, and to detect some forms of camouflage.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10146805
Patent Number(s):
-US-A7697158
Application Number:
ON: DE93012003; PAN: 7-697,158
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-89SR18035
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 8 May 1991
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; OPTICAL FILTERS; DESIGN; INVENTIONS; NEAR INFRARED RADIATION; PLANTS; VISION; 440600; OPTICAL INSTRUMENTATION

Citation Formats

Kronberg, J W. False color viewing device. United States: N. p., 1991. Web.
Kronberg, J W. False color viewing device. United States.
Kronberg, J W. Wed . "False color viewing device". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10146805.
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abstractNote = {This invention consists of a viewing device for observing objects in near-infrared false-color comprising a pair of goggles with one or more filters in the apertures, and pads that engage the face for blocking stray light from the sides so that all light reaching, the user`s eyes come through the filters. The filters attenuate most visible light and pass near-infrared (having wavelengths longer than approximately 700 nm) and a small amount of blue-green and blue-violet (having wavelengths in the 500 to 520 nm and shorter than 435 nm, respectively). The goggles are useful for looking at vegetation to identify different species and for determining the health of the vegetation, and to detect some forms of camouflage.},
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