Basic EO-IR Concepts

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Overview

Basic EO-IR Concepts

Course Description

Get well-acquainted with the basics of electro-optical/infrared systems (EO-IR) sensor and system design and the uses of this technology across various applications through this introductory course. From requirements flow down to hardware testing, all of the elements of an EO-IR sensor/system/platform will be reviewed at a fundamental level. In addition, you will discuss performance expectations and limitations from the component level to the full system to gain a solid foundation in basic EO-IR concepts.

Course Content

EO-IR PHENOMENOLOGY

  • Physics of light and infrared
  • Propagation effects
  • Signatures and Clutter
  • Radiometry

SYSTEM ANALYSIS

  • Modeling and simulation approaches
  • Imaging system analysis
  • Modulation Transfer Function characterization and use
  • System performance models

OPTICAL SYSTEM ENGINEERING

  • Fundamental principles
  • Requirements derivation
  • Optical components and materials

DETECTORS

  • Physics and technology
  • Cooling technology

APPLICATIONS

  • Image data processing
  • Sensor systems
  • Seeker systems

Session Details

  • Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) employees are eligible to receive a discount.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to the Organizational Development website and look for the coupon code under GT Professional Development. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for those interested in learning the basics of EO-IR sensor and system technology and applications. In particular, this course benefits system engineers, sensor analysts, technical program managers, program developers, and any individual transitioning into this area.

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What You Will Learn

  • EO-IR system principles
  • EO-IR sensor systems components and technologies
  • Basis and operation of EO-IR-based systems
  • System design and performance issues
  • The impact of environmental processes on EO-IR system operation
  • EO-IR sensor and system applications
  • Survey technology trends in EO-IR systems
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How You Will Benefit

  • Gain a comprehensive fundamental understanding of EO-IR systems for day-to-day use at your organization.
  • Understand the requirements drivers for various EO-IR systems.
  • Develop an understanding of the physics and phenomenology underlying EO-IR systems across different applications.
  • Understand how EO-IR sensors and seekers operate in different environments.
  • Acquire the technical skills to aid the analysis and evaluation of operational and developmental EO-IR systems.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani
President

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