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FLAT TO CURVED PLATEN IMAGE TRANSLATER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024010D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-01

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A unitary fiberoptic plate is employed to transport images from a flat document platen A-Ato a curved surface B-B. The surface B-Bis an arc with a radius R, which is the radius formed by a scan mirror at the axis of its rotation. From the scan mirror, the light image passes through a lens, reflects from a fixed mirror, and is deposited on the surface of an electrostatographic drum. The fiberoptic plate has ends E which are less than one inch thick, and the plate transports the image