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Scanning mirror design considerations for a geostationary spaceborne radiometer
Author(s): Robert A. Hookman; George E. Zurmehly; Nick S. Hodgman
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Paper Abstract

This paper will address the design considerations and challenges for a radiometer scanning mirror in a Geostationary (GEO) orbit. With increasingly demanding imaging requirements, mirror designs that are insensitive to the harsh thermal environment will be required. The compatibility of various mirror designs for a precision radiometer will be examined and discussed. The design solutions considered will include material, geometry and thermal design tradeoffs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1693, Surveillance Technologies II, (28 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138097
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Robert A. Hookman, ITT Aerospace Communications Div. (United States)
George E. Zurmehly, ITT Aerospace Communications Div. (United States)
Nick S. Hodgman, ITT Aerospace Communications Div. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1693:
Surveillance Technologies II
Sankaran Gowrinathan; James F. Shanley, Editor(s)

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