SWIR cameras for laser gated imaging

SWIR cameras for laser gated imaging


Laser gated imaging is an active imaging technique that dates back to the 1960s. It has a couple of advantages over traditional imaging as it does not rely on any natural light sources or thermal emissions. Nowadays laser gated imaging is often used for long-range observation for security and target identification, imaging in adverse weather and/or atmospheric conditions, active polarimetry and 3D imaging.

The new Bobcat-320-Gated SWIR camera is specially designed for these applications. It has special features like

  • Extreme hort exposure time (100 nsec)
  • Trigger-in and jitter-free trigger-out
  • Programmable trigger-out delay between the internally generated trigger-out pulse and the start of the integration. 

Read the complete application note here


Application notes
Laser gated imaging The Bobcat-320-Gated is a SWIR camera designed for laser gated imaging in the SWIR. This active imaging technique has a lot of advantages over traditional imaging.

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Versatile infrared analysis and reporting software

The Xeneth user interface is common to all the Xenics cameras. This makes it easy for customers to apply their familiarity with this comprehensive product to any new applications, covering wide ranging capabilities in various parts of the IR spectrum.

Learn it once and apply it over and over again.

Karl Niedermeyer, President, Spectro Associates, Inc.