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Optical Engineering

Large Size Lightweight Scanning Mirror
Author(s): Gerald D. Ferguson
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Paper Abstract

A large diameter lightweight elliptical plastic mirror was developed for use with an airborne laser sensor system. The plastic mirror, of moderate optical quality, is about one-third the weight and cost of an aluminum mirror of comparable size. This paper discusses the fabrication and optical characteristics of a honeycomb constructed plastic scanning mirror.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1978
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 17(6) 176658 doi: 10.1117/12.7972300
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 17, Issue 6
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Gerald D. Ferguson, Naval Air Development Center (United States)


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