Thermal Cameras White Papers

  1. FLIR ETS320 Speeds Up Repair Work At ISOMEDIA
    4/23/2018

    The ISOMEDIA company offers after-market services for mobile devices in southern Germany. The business was launched as a PC and mobile phone repair center in Stuttgart. This case study explains how ISOMEDIA uses thermal imaging, with the FLIR ETS320 in particular, to speed up their repair work.

  2. LIST Researchers Use FLIR Cameras To Study The Electrocaloric Effect
    4/23/2018

    Refrigerant devices typically use fluid coolants turned into gases to cool things down. These gases, however, may become harmful to the environment, so research is being done on the use of solid materials as a substitute to cool down food, beverages, medicine, and even electronic devices. Researchers at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) are making use of FLIR’s thermal imaging cameras to study the subject.

  3. Development Of A 3D Thermal Image Camera System To Perform Analyses From The Air
    4/23/2018

    In response to the need for recording 3D thermal images, a team at a university in Germany developed a thermal imaging/RGB system capable of delivering 3D imagery by overlapping pictures from four digital and four FLIR A65sc cameras with 25° fields of view.

  4. Thermal Lock-In Inspection Of Semiconductor Devices
    4/17/2018

    Thermal imaging cameras can be utilized as powerful tools for semiconductor failure analysis. This application note discusses the value and effectiveness of using thermal lock-in when conducting semiconductor inspections.

  5. Benchtop Thermal Imaging: A Simple-To-Use, Cost-Effective Solution For Troubleshooting Complex Printed Circuit Boards
    11/2/2017

    Electronic products used in aerospace and other research applications have two key requirements: high performance and the reliability to withstand intense environments. To attain that performance, electronics designers often use small parts and routinely push them to their limits. 

  6. Laser Beam Profiling And Infrared Cameras
    6/13/2017

    This white paper addresses the general need for laser beam profile analysis, describes laser beam analysis instruments, and provides an overview of laser applications, in particular for infrared wavelengths.

  7. Volcanic Eruption Observations From An Elevated Point Of Stromboli Using Thermal Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging
    4/7/2017

    Research on different indicators of imminent volcanic eruptions is carried out on an ongoing basis, especially with volcanoes located close to urban areas. This app. note highlights the benefits of using standoff infrared hyperspectral imaging for characterizing volcanic process.

  8. Direct Imaging Of Shale Gas Leaks Using Passive Thermal Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging
    2/24/2017

    Many types of natural gas from shale formations are odorless, colorless, and highly flammable, and leaks/emanations are important considerations for safety and the environment. This application note illustrates the benefits of using an imager at a site where shale gas leaks unexpectedly happened.

  9. FLIR Thermal Imaging Cameras Help Researchers Monitor And Evaluate Joining Techniques
    11/21/2016

    New composite materials such as carbon are being used more frequently in many markets such as automotive, aircraft, and railway manufacturing. These materials can offer benefits for the design and production of vehicles including higher performance levels or lighter weights, but also come with challenges in terms of manufacturing, inspection, and maintenance. Researchers at the Laboratory for Materials and Joining Technology (LWF) are focusing on the development of joining techniques for these composite materials.

  10. Medical Research With FLIR Thermal Imaging Cameras
    8/23/2016

    Tissue autofluorescence spectroscopy is utilized in a variety of biomedical research for differentiating between diseased and normal tissues. This app note discusses how researchers used FLIR cameras and ResearchIR software to work to gain a greater understanding of this surgical tool.