Accession Number : ADD013625

Title :   Translational Mount for Large Optical Elements.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 12 Jun 85, patented 2 Feb 88,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : German, John D

Report Date : 02 Feb 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A translational mount for supporting large optical elements, the mount having a stationary support, a mounting ring pivotally attached to the support, a first eccentric ring rotatably mounted within the mounting ring, a second eccentric ring, and an element rotatably mounted within the second ring securing the large optical element thereto. By the appropriate rotational movement of the pair of eccentric rings the optical element is displaced a predetermined amount in both the horizontal and vertical directions.

Descriptors :   *OPTICAL EQUIPMENT COMPONENTS, *MOUNTING BRACKETS, *RINGS, *PATENTS, ECCENTRICITY, RINGS, HORIZONTAL ORIENTATION, VERTICAL ORIENTATION, STATIONARY, ROTATION

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE