Accession Number : ADD015592
Title : Optical Tracking of Charged Particle Beams.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 1 Apr 91, patented 29 Sep 92,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Kofsky, Irving L ; Trowbridge, Christian A
Report Date : 29 Sep 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : Radiated images of the propagation path of a charged particle beam simultaneously projected to spaced points on a platform, are recorded by path tracking video cameras. Data on the positional orientation of the path tracking cameras during reception of simultaneously projected images, measured by inertial sensors is utilized to calculate the location and direction of the beam propagation path by iterative triangulation.
Descriptors : *PARTICLE BEAMS, *TRACKING, *TRACKING CAMERAS, *PATENTS, CHARGED PARTICLES, IMAGES, PARTICLES, PATHS, PLATFORMS, TRIANGULATION, OPTICAL TRACKING, OPTICAL IMAGES, RADIATION
Subject Categories : Photography
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE