Accession Number : ADD014540

Title :   All-Optical Device and Method for Remapping Images.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, filed 20 Feb 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Johnson, John L

Report Date : 20 Feb 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : An all-optical polar transform device transforms animage in rectangular coordinates into an image in polar coordinates by reflecting an input image-containing beam from a series of suitably positioned reflective surfaces and finally transmits the beam out as an output beam containing the transformed image. Patent applications.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *OPTICAL PROPERTIES, *OPTICAL IMAGES, COORDINATES, OUTPUT, RECTANGULAR BODIES, REFLECTION, SURFACES, MAPPING(TRANSFORMATIONS), IMAGE PROCESSING

Subject Categories : Optics
      Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE