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High-speed still video photography for ballistic range applications
Author(s): Brian A. Speyer
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Paper Abstract

A new High Speed Still Video (SV) caera system has been developed by Hadland Photonics Limited (U.K.)' specifically to address the problem of recording projectiles in flight and other associated ballistic events. The system, known as the SV-553 BR. camera, is capable of capturing fast moving events with exposure times selectable from 1 millisecond down to 200 nanoseconds and displaying the captured image on a high resolution monitor within 0.5 second of triggering the camera. This paper describes the design of the system and gives examples of a variety of events recorded with the camera.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1358, 19th Intl Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24098
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Brian A. Speyer, Hadland Photonics Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1358:
19th Intl Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Peter W. W. Fuller, Editor(s)

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