Accession Number : ADD013759

Title :   High Resolution Cinephotographics System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 27 Jun 86, patented 17 May 88,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Becker, Roger J ; Aulds, James M

Report Date : 17 May 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : A propellant sample combustion apparatus employing a multiply optical ported pressure vessel for sample illumination, sample viewing, and sample burn face evaluation is described. High-Speed motion picture filming using short-duration high-intensity laser provided optical illumination from a copper-vapor laser is employed. Details of the employed pressure vessel, a burn inhibiting coating for the propellant sample, a laser coherance spoiler, and a sample level maintaining closed-loop apparatus are also disclosed.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *COMBUSTION, *HIGH SPEED PHOTOGRAPHY, *HIGH SPEED CAMERAS, *PHOTOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS, CLOSED LOOP SYSTEMS, COATINGS, COPPER, HIGH RESOLUTION, ILLUMINATION, INTENSITY, LASERS, MOTION PICTURES, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, PRESSURE VESSELS, SHORT RANGE(TIME), SPOILERS, VAPORS, LIGHT PULSES, PULSED LASERS, METAL VAPORS, CINEMATOGRAPHY

Subject Categories : Photography
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE