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Simulating Far-Infrared Scenarios with the Radiance Synthetic Imaging System
July/August 2011 (vol. 13 no. 4)
pp. 98-103

Using a computer graphics technique, this approach simulates a far-infrared scenario, where every surface acts as a radiation source.

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Index Terms:
Infrared, simulation, ray-tracing, scientific computing
Alexander Utz, Lutz Gendrisch, Holger Vogt, "Simulating Far-Infrared Scenarios with the Radiance Synthetic Imaging System," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 98-103, July-Aug. 2011, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2011.67
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