Accession Number : ADD004768

Title :   Coaxial Optical System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Folsom,Gary J ; Kaisler,Francis J

Report Date : 21 Feb 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This patent describes a system for allowing transmitter and receiver optical systems to utilize a common aperture and common optical elements simultaneously by introducing the transmitted beam into a small coaxial blind zone generated by an obscuration.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Optical equipment, *Coaxial configurations, Aircraft equipment, Optical detectors, Infrared detectors, Laser beams, Apertures

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE