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Title: Method for determining and displaying the spacial distribution of a spectral pattern of received light

Abstract

An imaging Fourier transform spectrometer is described having a Fourier transform infrared spectrometer providing a series of images to a focal plane array camera. The focal plane array camera is clocked to a multiple of zero crossing occurrences as caused by a moving mirror of the Fourier transform infrared spectrometer and as detected by a laser detector such that the frame capture rate of the focal plane array camera corresponds to a multiple of the zero crossing rate of the Fourier transform infrared spectrometer. The images are transmitted to a computer for processing such that representations of the images as viewed in the light of an arbitrary spectral ``fingerprint`` pattern can be displayed on a monitor or otherwise stored and manipulated by the computer. 2 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
University of California
OSTI Identifier:
264552
Patent Number(s):
5,539,518
Application Number:
PAN: 8-487,713
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 23 Jul 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; FOURIER TRANSFORM SPECTROMETERS; DESIGN; IMAGE PROCESSING; INFRARED SPECTROMETERS; CHEMICAL ANALYSIS; DATA TRANSMISSION; PATTERN RECOGNITION

Citation Formats

Bennett, C L. Method for determining and displaying the spacial distribution of a spectral pattern of received light. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Bennett, C L. Method for determining and displaying the spacial distribution of a spectral pattern of received light. United States.
Bennett, C L. Tue . "Method for determining and displaying the spacial distribution of a spectral pattern of received light". United States.
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abstractNote = {An imaging Fourier transform spectrometer is described having a Fourier transform infrared spectrometer providing a series of images to a focal plane array camera. The focal plane array camera is clocked to a multiple of zero crossing occurrences as caused by a moving mirror of the Fourier transform infrared spectrometer and as detected by a laser detector such that the frame capture rate of the focal plane array camera corresponds to a multiple of the zero crossing rate of the Fourier transform infrared spectrometer. The images are transmitted to a computer for processing such that representations of the images as viewed in the light of an arbitrary spectral ``fingerprint`` pattern can be displayed on a monitor or otherwise stored and manipulated by the computer. 2 figs.},
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