Accession Number:

AD0163713

Title:

Rotating Mirror.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1962-06-26

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

The invention relates generally to mirrors and more particularly to a structure and method for manufacturing rotary mirrors suitable for use in high speed photography. The patent describes a rotatable mirror comprising a lightweight, high strength prismatic shaped blank having a central axis through its polygonal ends for rotation of said blank, and a glass mirror secured to each parallelogram of said blank, each of said glass mirrors having cylindrical curvatures forming plano-concave mirror sections lying in the direction of the axis of said blank.

Subject Categories:

  • Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE