1 January 1967 A Versatile Photo-optical Syste for the Study of Ballistic Phenomena
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A photo-optical system has been developed for determining the velocity of a projectile after ta?get penetration and the simultaneous observation of ballistic phenomena. This system pro vides a wide field of view and overcomes the difficulties introduced by light from the projectile-target impact and by the pretriggering of velocity-measuring transducers by particles broken from the target. This system enables the measurement of residual velocity with an error of only 1 to 2 percent and, at the same time, permits the observation of size, shape, distribution of other particles and distortion of the projectile.
Stanley D. Tanenholtz, Stanley D. Tanenholtz, } "A Versatile Photo-optical Syste for the Study of Ballistic Phenomena," Optical Engineering 5(2), 050254 (1 January 1967). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7971357 . Submission:
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