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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1985
  • pp: 1224–1236

Detector effects on time-integrating correlator performance

Anastasios Goutzoulis, David Casasent, and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 8, pp. 1224-1236 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.24.001224


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Abstract

Detector array effects are considered for a time-integrating acoustooptic correlator used for signal detection. Effects such as detector area integration, detector element, spatial response, and the location of the correlation peak within a detector element are included. General SNR, PD, and PFA expressions are derived as a function of various system and detector parameters. Quantitative data are provided for a Gaussian-Markov signal, and initial experimental confirmation is included.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 11, 1984
Published: April 15, 1985

Citation
Anastasios Goutzoulis, David Casasent, and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar, "Detector effects on time-integrating correlator performance," Appl. Opt. 24, 1224-1236 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-24-8-1224


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