Original Publication Date: 1981-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-03
Xerox Disclosure Journal
Referring to the figure, scanning of a flat original document supported on platen 12 is accomplished by optical system 16. The optical system comprises a full rate scanning mirror 18, a half rate mirror 20, folding mirror 22, fixed lens 24 and beamsplitter mirror 26. These elements cooperate to form an optical path through which image rays reflected from a document are transmitted to arrays 30, 32.