Accession Number : ADD007095

Title :   Laser Scanner Transport.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Scott,Richard D

Report Date : 24 Jan 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : This document discloses an electromechanical means, forming part of a high speed printer, to cause a 45 deg mirror to simultaneously rotate on its axis and translate back and forth inside a transparent cylinder, thereby causing a modulated laser beam directed onto said mirror along the axis of said cylinder to describe a helical scanning pattern on said cylinder and the printing medium thereon. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Printers(Data processing), *Electronic scanners, Transport, Laser beams, Electromechanical devices, Helixes, Mirrors

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Computer Hardware
      Printing and Graphic Arts

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE