Date of Award
Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering - (M.S.)
Committee for the Interdisciplinary Program in Materials Science and Engineering
N. M. Ravindra
Siva P.V. Nadimpalli
Recent advancements in the manufacture of solid state detectors have led to significant improvements in the use and applications of infrared (IR) imaging. Compared with traditional imaging in visible light, infrared imaging has abilities to convey significant additional information. Applications in medicine require wavelengths in the range of 0.8 to 25 microns while metrology and astronomy, traditionally, require wavelengths in the range of 25 microns to 1 mm.
In this study, infrared imaging has been used as a tool to characterize a variety of objects and systems. Some of these case studies have been considered under conditions of thermodynamic non-equilibrium. The results obtained are analyzed by considering the radiative properties of various materials.
Du, Shuang, "Infrared imaging - case studies and applications" (2016). Theses. 268.