Optical Surveillance Systems

Course Group: 
Military Systems

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course provides an overview of the types of systems used for optical surveillance, including an appreciation of the advantages and limitations of particular device types. No background knowledge is assumed for the course. Attendees receive a comprehensive set of notes.

Who Should Attend

Course Outline

Presenter

Dates & Registration

Duration: 3 days

Delivery mode: Classroom

Locations

Advertised: Canberra

In-house: All states and neighbouring countries, contact the  for more information. Recommended for groups of 10 or more.

What you will receive:

*pending final results

 


 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Those who specify requirements for, procure, or manage optical surveillance systems.

 


 

COURSE OUTLINE

Surveillance and Target Acquisition

Detection / Recognition / Identification | Active and Passive systems | Limitations

Imaging Surveillance

Sources of Radiation | Imaging Basics

Image Resolution

Contrast | Atmospheric Transmission | Visibility Metrics and System Evaluation

Daylight Electro-Optic Imaging

EO Cameras, Lenses and CCDs

Low Light Surveillance and Image Intensification

Gen II & Gen III Image Intensifiers

Thermal Imaging

Anti-Reflection Coatings | Detectors | Scanning and Staring Systems | Minimum Resolvable Temperature Difference (MRTD)

Lasers

Laser Rangefinders | Laser Designators | Laser Beamriders

 


 

PROFESSOR J. SCOTT TYO

J. Scott Tyo is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Head of the School of Engineering and IT at UNSW Canberra.  He directs the Advanced Sensing Laboratory, which develops novel optical and electromagnetic imaging and sensing systems, including polarimetry, hyperspectral imaging, coherence sensing, infrared imaging, and terhahertz sensing.  Prof. Tyo is best known for his work in optical polarization imaging, where he has made significant contributions in many areas, especially in polarimeter design, optimization, and calibration.  He was recognized as the 2014 SPIE GG Stokes Award winner for his work with integrated imaging polarimeters.  He is a fellow of the IEEE, SPIE, and the Optical Society of America.

 

 

 

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