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Computer Aided Laser Scanning System Design
Author(s): H. Michael Tenney; John C. Purcupile
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in the area of facsimile communication have increased transmitting speed significantlyi, One reason for this is the development of fast, economical laser-based scanning systems' I. The design of such a system is very complicated, being dependent upon scanning speed and method, scanning device used, optical layout, facsimile machine geometry, modulation scheme, and cost. This paper describes a computer-aided design rationale for a laser-based galvanometer scanning system. System configuration, design goals, and methodology are presented. Design curves are given which allow for future scanning system design.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 1977
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0084, Laser Scanning Components and Techniques: Design Considerations/Trends, (10 January 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.954913
Show Author Affiliations
H. Michael Tenney, Xerox Corporation (United States)
John C. Purcupile, Carnegie-Mellon University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0084:
Laser Scanning Components and Techniques: Design Considerations/Trends
Leo Beiser; Gerald F. Marshall, Editor(s)

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