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Title: False color viewing device

Abstract

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:
 [1]
  1. 108 Independent Blvd., Aiken, SC 29801
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE SAVANNAH RIVER CO
OSTI Identifier:
868511
Patent Number(s):
5157426
Assignee:
Kronberg, James W. (108 Independent Blvd., Aiken, SC 29801)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-89SR18035
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
false; color; viewing; device; observing; near-infrared; false-color; comprising; pair; goggles; filters; apertures; pads; engage; blocking; stray; light; reaching; user; eyes; attenuate; visible; pass; wavelengths; approximately; 700; nm; amount; blue-green; blue-violet; 500; 520; shorter; 435; respectively; useful; looking; vegetation; identify; species; determining; health; detect; forms; camouflage; visible light; viewing device; light reaching; /351/359/

Citation Formats

Kronberg, James W. False color viewing device. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Kronberg, James W. False color viewing device. United States.
Kronberg, James W. Wed . "False color viewing device". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868511.
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abstractNote = {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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year = {1992},
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