Accession Number:

AD0650322

Title:

DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH-SPEED LOW JITTER SCANNING TECHNIQUE FOR APPLICATION TO RADAR SIMULATION.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept., Jan-Jul 66,

Corporate Author:

CBS LABS STAMFORD CONN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

54.0

Abstract:

A breadboard model scanner was modified to incorporate a six-lens, rotating optical scanning system and sync. pulse generation circuitry. The modified scanner consists of a laser light source, a beam expander, a beam normalizer, a six-lens, air-bearing, rotating optical scanning system, a holder for a 2-inch-wide transparency, a light collector, a photo-multiplier assembly, a video amplifier, sync. pulse generation circuits and a high voltage power supply. Using a laser source to generate a small optical spot, a capability of distinguishing 200 1pmm and 30 shades of grey from light to dark was demonstrated while maintaining the jitter along the sweep and perpendicular to the direction of sweep of one-fourth of a spot diameter. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE