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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2013
  • pp: 5194–5200

High etendue UV camera for simultaneous four-color imaging on a single detector

Brian A. Hicks, Meredith E. Danowski, Jason F. Martel, and Timothy A. Cook  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 21, pp. 5194-5200 (2013)

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We describe a high etendue (0.12cm2sr) camera that, without moving parts, simultaneously images four ultraviolet bands centered at 140, 175, 215, and 255 nm on a single detector into a minimum of 7500 resolution elements. In addition to being an efficient way to make color photometric measurements of a static scene, the camera described here enables detection of spatial and temporal information that can be used to reveal energy dependent physical phenomena to complement the capability of other instruments ranging in complexity from filter wheels to integral field spectrographs.

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OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(120.3620) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Lens system design
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design
(350.1260) Other areas of optics : Astronomical optics
(110.4234) Imaging systems : Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging
(120.6085) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Space instrumentation

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: April 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 6, 2013
Published: July 17, 2013

Brian A. Hicks, Meredith E. Danowski, Jason F. Martel, and Timothy A. Cook, "High etendue UV camera for simultaneous four-color imaging on a single detector," Appl. Opt. 52, 5194-5200 (2013)

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