Accession Number:

ADA073683

Title:

Prototype Liquid Crystal Reticle.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 78-May 79,

Corporate Author:

HUGHES AIRCRAFT CO CULVER CITY CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

A productized liquid crystal reticle LCR was designed, fabricated and tested with 49 lines for elevation and 299 lines for azimuth. The prototype LCR incorporated a shock and vibration resistant mounting scheme with transparent thin film heater. This LCR was installed on a thermal nightsight using essentially the same volume as the existing fixed reticle. The LCR was operated on the thermal nightsight using a separate simple electronics controller with only one reticle line not functional. Results from this task demonstrated that a LCR, designed to withstand the armored vehicle environment, can be installed and operated with a thermal nightsight. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE