Standardization with infrared array photometers

  • Ian S. McLean
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 341)


A brief introduction is given concerning the recent and rapid increase in the use of solid-state infrared imaging devices for photometry at infrared wavelengths. Parallels are drawn with optical CCD photometry and some of the problem areas are discussed.


Point Spread Function Globular Cluster Galactic Centre Infrared Wavelength Indium Antimonide 
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© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian S. McLean
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  1. 1.Joint Astronomy CentreHiloHawaii
  2. 2.Royal ObservatoryEdinburghUK

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