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Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 11 — Aug. 25, 2010

Computational and experimental research on infrared trace by human being contact

Zonglong Xiong, Kuntao Yang, Wenxiu Ding, Nanyangsheng Zhang, and Wenheng Zheng  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 18, pp. 3587-3595 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.49.003587


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Abstract

The indoor detection of the human body’s thermal trace plays an important role in the fields of infrared detecting, scouting, infrared camouflage, and infrared rescuing and tracking. Currently, quantitative description and analysis for this technology are lacking due to the absence of human infrared radiation analysis. To solve this problem, we study the heating and cooling process by observing body contact and removal on an object, respectively. Through finite-element simulation and carefully designed experiments, an analytical model of the infrared trace of body contact is developed based on infrared physics and heat transfer theory. Using this model, the impact of body temperature on material thermal parameters is investigated. The sensitivity of material thermal parameters, the thermal distribution, and the changes of the thermograph’s contrast are then found and analyzed. Excellent matching results achieved between the simulation and the experiments demonstrate the strong impact of temperature on material thermal parameters. Conclusively, the new model, simulation, and experimental results are beneficial to the future development and implementation of infrared trace technology.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.1880) Detectors : Detection
(040.3060) Detectors : Infrared
(110.6820) Imaging systems : Thermal imaging
(120.6810) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Thermal effects

ToC Category:
Detectors

History
Original Manuscript: January 26, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 2010
Published: June 18, 2010

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Vol. 5, Iss. 11 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Zonglong Xiong, Kuntao Yang, Wenxiu Ding, Nanyangsheng Zhang, and Wenheng Zheng, "Computational and experimental research on infrared trace by human being contact," Appl. Opt. 49, 3587-3595 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-49-18-3587


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