Accession Number : ADD005488

Title :   Fast Shutter Mechanism for High Power Thermal Radiation.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Swift,Roderick D ; DeCaprio,Alfred R

Report Date : 24 Jan 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A fast, large aperture, electrically actuated shutter mechanism capable of withstanding high power densities. The shutter's ability to withstand high power densities is achieved by making the shutter plate highly reflective on one side and providing cooling means on the opposite side. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Shutters(Optics), High power, Thermal radiation, Cooling, Reflectivity

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE