A new fast infrared tracking system with thermopile array implementation

Po Hsiang Chang, Chih-Hsiung Shen

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Abstract

This paper proposes a novel design and implementation of tracking infrared system with a 12×2 CMOS thermopile linear array. Without complicated image processing circuits, the tracking system compares four signal outputs from the linear thermopile array and the location of infrared target is determined very fast and efficiently. A CMOS compatible thermopile array is realized using 1.2 um standard CMOS process and two low offset operational amplifiers (OPA) is included to transfer the analog signals of thermopile output to digital signals. The system incorporated with a Germanium lens is realized and measured with an infrared blackbody carefully and the results are quite accurate and successful.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS
Pages97-98
Number of pages2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec 1
Event2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS - Hualien, Taiwan
Duration: 2007 Aug 122007 Aug 16

Publication series

Name2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS

Other

Other2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS
CountryTaiwan
CityHualien
Period07-08-1207-08-16

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Thermopiles
Infrared radiation
Operational amplifiers
Germanium
Lenses
Image processing
Networks (circuits)

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Chang, P. H., & Shen, C-H. (2007). A new fast infrared tracking system with thermopile array implementation. In 2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS (pp. 97-98). [4373858] (2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS). https://doi.org/10.1109/OMEMS.2007.4373858
Chang, Po Hsiang ; Shen, Chih-Hsiung. / A new fast infrared tracking system with thermopile array implementation. 2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS. 2007. pp. 97-98 (2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS).
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Chang, PH & Shen, C-H 2007, A new fast infrared tracking system with thermopile array implementation. in 2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS., 4373858, 2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS, pp. 97-98, 2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS, Hualien, Taiwan, 07-08-12. https://doi.org/10.1109/OMEMS.2007.4373858

A new fast infrared tracking system with thermopile array implementation. / Chang, Po Hsiang; Shen, Chih-Hsiung.

2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS. 2007. p. 97-98 4373858 (2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS).

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Chang PH, Shen C-H. A new fast infrared tracking system with thermopile array implementation. In 2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS. 2007. p. 97-98. 4373858. (2007 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, OMENS). https://doi.org/10.1109/OMEMS.2007.4373858