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Inertial stability of the dual open-mirror optical scanner
Author(s): Leo Beiser
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Paper Abstract

The inertial stability of a uniquely balanced optical scanner is analyzed and reported. A scanner having two symmetric pairs of facets is balanced additionally to inertial stress, and is shown to exhibit significantly reduced dynamic deformation and scanned beam aberration. Evaluation of an aluminum scanner rotating at the high speed of 30,000 rpm reveals a developed focal spot astigmatic oblateness of less than 4%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 July 1997
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3131, Optical Scanning Systems: Design and Applications, (7 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.277762
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Leo Beiser, Leo Beiser Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3131:
Optical Scanning Systems: Design and Applications
Leo Beiser; Stephen F. Sagan, Editor(s)

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