Spectral Model for Fixed-Pattern-Noise in Infrared Focal-Plane Arrays

  • Jorge E. Pezoa
  • Osvaldo J. Medina
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7042)


In this paper a novel and more realistic analytical model for the fixed-pattern noise present in infrared focal plane arrays is developed. The model captures, in the frequency domain, the spatial structure of the fixed-pattern noise yielding a suitable input/output representation for an infrared focal plane array. The theoretical and practical applicability the model is illustrated by both synthesizing fixed-pattern noise from three different infrared cameras and improving the performance of a previously reported fixed-pattern noise compensation algorithm.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jorge E. Pezoa
    • 1
  • Osvaldo J. Medina
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica and Center for Optics and Photonics (CEFOP)Universidad de ConcepciónConcepciónChile

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