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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 1, Iss. 4 — Jul. 1, 1962
  • pp: 407–409

A High-Speed Rotating-Mirror Framing Camera

W. C. Davis  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 407-409 (1962)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.1.000407


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Abstract

A new arrangement for a high-speed rotating-mirror framing camera using mirror strips instead of lens strips as framing stops is described. The design is especially simple when a few frames close together in time are required. A camera which takes 14 frames resolving about 150 line pairs across the frame at a rate of 10,000,000 frames per second, or 14 frames resolving 250 line pairs at a rate of 5,000,000 frames per second is also described. The effective exposure time is 80% of the time between frames, and the camera operates at effective aperture of f/20.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 18, 1961
Published: July 1, 1962

Citation
W. C. Davis, "A High-Speed Rotating-Mirror Framing Camera," Appl. Opt. 1, 407-409 (1962)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-1-4-407


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References

  1. Bibliography on High-Speed Photography, through December1955, compiled by Elsie L. Garvin, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, available from the company.
  2. B. Brixner, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 45, 876 (1955). [CrossRef]
  3. T. E. Holland, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory reports, 1950 to 1952.
  4. T. E. Holland, W. C. Davis, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 48, 365 (1958). [CrossRef]

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