2.5 - New Thermal Imager for Long Range Surveillance

J. Fritze & H. Schlemmer
The concept and design of a new thermal imager branded Attica M-ER is presented which is dedicated to long range border surveillance applications. The camera makes use of a 1280x1024 pixel CMT or InSb detector being sensitive in the MWIR atmospheric window between 3 and 5 micron. For high quality imaging with fields of view between 0.6° and 30° a 50x IR optical zoom lens is designed comprising 11 lenses. Five of the lenses are...