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Linear analysis of optomechanical systems
Author(s): David C. Redding; Mark H. Milman; Greg Loboda
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Paper Abstract

A general framework is presented for the matrix-form, linear optical model analysis of controlled optomechanical systems; the models are conjoined with linear models of structures and controls to compute system performance as a function of optics, structures, and control parameters. Covariance analysis, optimization, and estimation/simulation are used. Attention is given to a tolerancing example for the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field and Planetary Camera, which involves the creation of a linear model of residual pupil shear.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 July 1992
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 1696, Controls for Optical Systems, (10 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138160
Show Author Affiliations
David C. Redding, Charles Stark Draper Lab., Inc. (United States)
Mark H. Milman, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Greg Loboda, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1696:
Controls for Optical Systems
John A. Breakwell, Editor(s)

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