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Two Dimensional Image Sensor Using One Dimensional Sensor Array

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069866D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Williams, ER [+details]

Abstract

This technique allows for a one-dimensional optical sensor array to function as a two-dimensional optical sensor. As shown in Fig. 1, a conventional one-dimensional sensor array 1 is mounted on oscillating member 2, which may for convenience be considered to be a tuning fork tine. Member 2 vibrates in the direction indicated by arrows 3. Image 4 of object 5 is focused on the plane of the vibrating one-dimensional array by lens 6.