Infrared/Night Vision Timeline

Events

William Herschel Discovers Infrared Light

1800

Bolometer is Invented

1880

First Inrared Sensitive Anti Aircraft Camera Created

1929

Lead Salts

1935

First Infrared Weapon Used in War

1945

Development of Single Element Testers

1950 - 1960

Pyroelectric Tube First Developed

1970

Infrared Used in Astronomy

1990