Accession Number : ADD007828

Title :   The Log-Log Scale Lens.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Smith,James L

Report Date : 09 Jun 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : A unique shape is mathematically prescribed for a 'lens' which refracts collimated light passing through it in such a way that any linear scale modulating the incident light is distorted into a logarithmic scale at the final image plane. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Aspherical lenses, Scaling factors, Curvature, Logarithm functions, Graphs, Distortion

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE