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Pangolin

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Hi folks,

I'm not sure if this is the best place for this post or not. If not, please re-direct it to the appropriate place, or let me know.

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If you've ever wondered about how laser scanners work, how laser scanners can be used inside new products, or want to get an inside scoop on the best way to connect lasers and scanners together make a laser show projector, I just released a new book that covers all of this and more!

The book is titled LASER SCANNERS: TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS
______________How they work, and how they can work for your product

Chapter list:

1. Example products and applications
2. Types of laser scanners and methods of deflecting a beam
3. Acousto-optic scanners
4. Electro-optic scanners
5. Mechanical scanners (introduction)
6. Polygonal scanners
7. Resonant scanners
8. MEMS scanners
9. Galvanometer scanners
10. Scanning in one dimension
11. Scanning in two dimensions (i.e. XY)
12. Mirror sizing and shaping
14. Scanning in the third dimension (dynamic z-axis focusing and defocusing)
15. Scanner Blanking (many ways of accomplishing this)
16. Scan lenses (F-theta, telecentric, wide-angle)
17. Formulas, figures of merit, and datasheet parameters
18. Servo drivers and related information
19. Pangolin's scanner and actuator offerings
20. In-depth review of how Pangolin gets such great performance from scanners
21. Introduction to creating products
22. Our 10-step product creation formula
23. Introduction to power and signal connections
24. Power and signal connections article reprint
25. How to choose the right projection surface article reprint
26. Reading list

Plus, a BONUS CHAPTER on working with square laser beams (beams formed by edge-combining many single laser diodes).

The Kindle version is only 99 cents, but it is an abridged version, to comply with kindle file size limitations. The Paperback version is $49.97. (I wanted to make it less expensive but Amazon tells me that the printing costs are around $44 and I'm only earning a $5 royalty at that amount...)

The paperback has more than 340 pages and has more than 180 full color pictures and illustrations.

You can find it on Amazon.com here:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/069274777X/


I hope you enjoy it!

Best regards,

William Benner
 
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10fenny

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Looks like I have to get my kindle going. Sounds a great build. You helped me get my apc mini working a few months back
 

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Actually the book can be read from virtually any device, because these days there are "kindle viewers" for computers, iPads, Android, etc. A guy on PL wrote that he installed it on four separate devices.

Thanks for the comments!
 




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