Thermal Imager (Infrared-Camera)

Measured values

  • Radiance temperature
  • Infrared images
  • Surface temperature

Description of facility


1) Type FLIR E45

Detector: Microbolometer array (w/o cooling)
Spectral range: 7.5 - 13 µm
160 x 120 Pixel
Field of View: 19° x 14°
Temperature range: -20°C - 250°C
Sensitivity: 0.1 K @ 30°C
Accuracy: +-2°C or +- 2% of displayed temperature
Saves images in JPG format

2) Type FLIR ThermaCAM "Merlin"

Detector: InSb (with Sterling cooling unit)
Spectral range: 3 - 5 µm
320 x 256 Pixel
Field of View: 11° x 8° bzw. 22° x 16°
Temperature range: 0°C - 2000°C
Sensitivity: 0.02 K @ 300 K
Accuracy: +-2°C or +- 2% of displayed temperature
Frame rate: 50 Hz
Image acquisition and evaluation with Laptop.


Non-contact measurement of (radiance) temperature.
Visualization of radiance distributions.

Institute / Organization

DLR Remote Sensing Technology Institute


Dr.-Ing. Erwin Lindermeir
DLR Remote Sensing Technology Institute

Dr.-Ing. Alexander Born
Technology Marketing

Robert Klarner
Technology Marketing

Similar Measures

Subsequent references to data sheets are given which describe with high probability similar measured values. The selection is made on the basis of semantic affinity:

Radiance temperature :: more

Infrared images :: more

Surface temperature :: more