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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 1/3 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: 14 November 1977
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0115, Advances in Replicated and Plastic Optics, (14 November 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955633
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Gerald D. Ferguson, Naval Air Development Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0115:
Advances in Replicated and Plastic Optics
Tuckerman Moss, Editor(s)

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