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Infrared countermeasures
The US Air Force wants QCL-based infrared countermeasures for more compact missile-defeat systems that could be used to protect smaller aircraft that are not suitable for the current generation of bulkier IRCM systems. Chalcogenide optics work in the mid-infrared spectral range at which QCLs emit. Photo: Selex ES.
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