Accession Number : ADD005459

Title :   Method and Apparatus for Rapid Evaluation of Lens Performance.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Allard,Frederick C

Report Date : 05 Sep 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A suitable target pattern is imaged by a lens under test. The image is sensed by a line scan camera which produces a commensurate electrical signal. This signal is analyzed by a processor to determine a measure of the modulation transfer of the test lens, and thereby assign a figure of merit. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Camera lenses, Electrooptics, Test equipment, Performance(Engineering), Images, Test methods, Modulation

Subject Categories : Photography
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE