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April 14th, 2009

It's Not Your Father's Night Vision

Abstract:
Information is as much a weapon as ordnance. Small wonder, then, that defense imaging is an active area of development. The technology has gone far beyond the short-wave IR (1 to 2 m) night-vision goggles of yesteryear. Today, cutting-edge systems are leveraging materials like amorphous silicon and carbon nanotubes to image over the mid-wave IR (MWIR, 3 to 5 m) and long-wave IR (7 to 14 m) spectral bands.

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