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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — May. 20, 2013
  • pp: 12085–12099

Characterization of a spectrograph based hyperspectral imaging system

Matjaž Kosec, Miran Bürmen, Dejan Tomaževič, Franjo Pernuš, and Boštjan Likar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 12085-12099 (2013)

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A significant part of the uniformity degradation in the acquired hyperspectral images can be attributed to the coregistration distortions and spectrally and spatially dependent resolution arising from the misalignments and the operation principle of the spectrograph based hyperspectral imaging system. The aim of this study was the development and validation of a practical method for characterization of the geometric coregistration distortions and position dependent resolution. The proposed method is based on modeling the imaging system response to several affordable reference objects. The results of the characterization can be used for calibration of the acquired images or as a tool for assessment of the expected errors in various hyperspectral imaging systems.

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OCIS Codes
(110.3000) Imaging systems : Image quality assessment
(120.4800) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical standards and testing
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
(150.1488) Machine vision : Calibration
(110.4234) Imaging systems : Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: March 18, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 30, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 1, 2013
Published: May 10, 2013

Matjaž Kosec, Miran Bürmen, Dejan Tomaževič, Franjo Pernuš, and Boštjan Likar, "Characterization of a spectrograph based hyperspectral imaging system," Opt. Express 21, 12085-12099 (2013)

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