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Thermal imagingElectro-optical techniques, operating in the infrared spectra, which form human-recognizable images; distinguished from infrared spectrometry that measures infrared energy on a point-by-point basis in the field of view but does not form an image [e]

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Parent topics

  • Infrared light [r]: In physics and engineering, a non-visible portion of the electromagnetic spectrum ranging from wavelengths of 750 nm to 1 mm, between the darkest visible red and the shortest submillimeter wave radar [e]
  • Electro-optical tracking [r]: The use of electronics, possibly in combination with mechanical positioning systems, to aim an optical system at a source of infrared, visible, or ultraviolet light, and follow it for purposes of observation or weapons guidance [e]

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Military

Other related topics

Nonimaging infrared