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29 January 1989 Polygon Scanners - An Integrated Design Package
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A design philosophy for polygon scanners is described. A scanner is designed as a whole rather than simply specifying a polygon which is attached to a standard motor and bearings. The following components are considered: bearings, polygons, housings, motors and synchronisation devices. Methods of production and testing are described. The assembly methods are outlined, particularly those that can reduce the effects of misalignment, distortion and even the component errors themselves. Finally, the testing of the complete scanner is described.
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Allan B. Colquhoun, Colin S. Gordon, and Joseph Shepherd "Polygon Scanners - An Integrated Design Package", Proc. SPIE 0966, Advances in Fabrication and Metrology for Optics and Large Optics, (29 January 1989);


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