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Title: Precision zero-home locator

Abstract

A zero-home locator includes a fixed phototransistor switch and a moveable actuator including two symmetrical, opposed wedges, each wedge defining a point at which switching occurs. The zero-home location is the average of the positions of the points defined by the wedges.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6751700
Application Number:
ON: DE84014241
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy ERA-09-036061; EDB-84-119587
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00613
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; EQUIPMENT; POSITIONING; ACCURACY; ACTUATORS; PHOTOTRANSISTORS; SWITCHES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES; TRANSISTORS 420800* -- Engineering-- Electronic Circuits & Devices-- (-1989); 440300 -- Miscellaneous Instruments-- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Stone, W.J. Precision zero-home locator. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Stone, W.J. Precision zero-home locator. United States.
Stone, W.J. Mon . "Precision zero-home locator". United States.
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title = {Precision zero-home locator},
author = {Stone, W.J.},
abstractNote = {A zero-home locator includes a fixed phototransistor switch and a moveable actuator including two symmetrical, opposed wedges, each wedge defining a point at which switching occurs. The zero-home location is the average of the positions of the points defined by the wedges.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {10}
}