optoelectronic scanner

optoelectronic scanner

[¦äp·tō·i‚lek′trän·ik ′skan·ər]
(electronics)
A scanner in which lenses, mirrors, or other optical devices are used between a light source or image and a photodiode or other photoelectric device.
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Since late 1996, normalized water-leaving radiances, determined from the array of radiometric sensors attached to MOBY, are the primary basis for the on-orbit vicarious calibrations of the American Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS), the American Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS), the Japanese Ocean Color and Temperature Sensor (OCTS), the French Polarization Detection Environmental Radiometer (POLDER), and the German Modular Optoelectronic Scanner on the Indian Research Satellite (IRS1-MOS).