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Studies on dynamic behavior of rotating mirrors
Author(s): Jingzhen Li; Fengshan Sun; Xiangdong Gong; Hongbin Huang; Jie Tian
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Paper Abstract

A rotating mirror is a kernel unit in a Miller-type high speed camera, which is both as an imaging element in optical path and as an element to implement ultrahigh speed photography. According to Schardin’s Principle, information capacity of an ultrahigh speed camera with rotating mirror depends on primary wavelength of lighting used by the camera and limit linear velocity on edge of the rotating-mirror: the latter is related to material (including specifications in technology), cross-section shape and lateral structure of rotating mirror. In this manuscript dynamic behavior of high strength aluminium alloy rotating mirrors is studied, from which it is preliminarily shown that an aluminium alloy rotating mirror can be absolutely used as replacement for a steel rotating-mirror or a titanium alloy rotating-mirror in framing photographic systems, and it could be also used as a substitute for a beryllium rotating-mirror in streak photographic systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5638, Optical Design and Testing II, (10 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.573260
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Jingzhen Li, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Fengshan Sun, Xian Institute of Optics and Precise Machinery (China)
Xiangdong Gong, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Hongbin Huang, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Jie Tian, Shenzhen Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5638:
Optical Design and Testing II
Yongtian Wang; Zhicheng Weng; Shenghua Ye; Jose M. Sasian, Editor(s)

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