Optical Surveillance Systems
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.
Duration: 3 days
Delivery mode: Classroom
In-house: All states and neighbouring countries, contact the Professional Education Course Unit for more information. Recommended for groups of 10 or more.
What you will receive:
- Comprehensive course notes
- UNSW Canberra certificate of completion/attendance*
- Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
- Masters credit: UNSW Canberra allows students who have successfully completed a minimum of 12 days of approved professional education short courses to use those courses as credit in eligible postgraduate programs.
*pending final results
Those who specify requirements for, procure, or manage optical surveillance systems.
Surveillance and Target Acquisition
Detection / Recognition / Identification | Active and Passive systems | Limitations
Sources of Radiation | Imaging Basics
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
Anti-Reflection Coatings | Detectors | Scanning and Staring Systems | Minimum Resolvable Temperature Difference (MRTD)
Laser Rangefinders | Laser Designators | Laser Beamriders
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.