Custom Infrared Lens, thermal imaging cameras & systems components

Home / FAQ / Services and Customization /

What are the characteristics of SWIR shortwave infrared?

Didn’t find proper thermal infrared optics or components what you are looking for?Try contact our specialists for assistance...

What are the characteristics of SWIR shortwave infrared?

Update Time:2021-08-13

l  Higher resolution

 

l  Strong fog penetration ability

 

l  Low-light imaging (night vision capability)

The glow of the atmosphere at night contains shortwave infrared components. Shortwave infrared can be imaged in the lowest starlight night, with a particular night vision capability.

 

l  Identify the target

Shortwave infrared is very sensitive to moisture. Objects lacking moisture appear white, and objects rich in moisture appear black, help to identify inanimate objects.

 

l  Detection of concealed lighting

Illumination with a wavelength of 1550nm, which is safe for the human eye, is invisible to the naked eye but can be easily seen by a shortwave infrared camera.