3663795 is referenced by 34 patents and cites 7 patents.

A method and apparatus for dynamically balancing rotary bodies while rotating at operating speed. A laser beam is deflected in a circular path by a moving or nutating mirror or refracted by a wobbling lens which is made to move in synchronism with the rotation of the rotary element such that the beam constantly impinges upon the locus of imbalance of the element until sufficient energy is absorbed from the laser beam to melt and boil-off material from this locus to improve the balance of the rotary element such as a gyroscope rotor.

Title
Rotor balancer
Application Number
04/770,983
Publication Number
3663795
Application Date
October 28, 1968
Publication Date
May 16, 1972
Inventor
Myer Jon H
Assignee
Hughes Aircraft Company
IPC
B23k 09/00
B23K 26/08
G01M 01/00
G01M 01/34
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