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Compliant optical mount design
Author(s): Jeffrey M. Steele; John F. Vallimont; Brian S. Rice; Gary J. Gonska
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Paper Abstract

A lens mount has been designed to accommodate both thermal excursions and severe dynamic loadings without introducing significant aberrations into the optic or incurring permanent alignment shifts. The mount was analyzed and tested over a wide range of environmental conditions and found to meet all of its performance goals. This paper illustrates, in detail, the methodology employed in the design of this mount assembly including manufacturability and performance analysis and testing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1690, Design of Optical Instruments, (16 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138016
Show Author Affiliations
Jeffrey M. Steele, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
John F. Vallimont, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
Brian S. Rice, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
Gary J. Gonska, Allied-Signal Aerospace Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1690:
Design of Optical Instruments
David M. Aikens; Victor L. Genberg; Gary C. Krumweide; Michael J. Thomas, Editor(s)

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