H band (infrared)

Summary

Atmospheric windows in the infrared. The H band is the transmission window centred on 1.65 micrometres

In infrared astronomy, the H band refers to an atmospheric transmission window centred on 1.65 micrometres with a Full width at half maximum of 0.35 micrometres[1] (in the near-infrared).

References

  1. ^ Ian McClean, Electronic Imaging in Astronomy, Second Edition, Springer, 2008.