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Articulating fold mirror for the Wide-Field/Planetary Camera II
Author(s): James L. Fanson; Mark A. Ealey
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Paper Abstract

A very compact tip/tilt mirror has been developed for the Wide-Field/Planetary Camera II, a science instrument that is to be installed in the Hubble Space Telescope to restore the Hubble's imaging performance. The Articulating Fold Mirror (AFM) is a space qualified, ultraviolet compatible device that incorporates many advanced features including a highly lightweighted mirror and electrostrictive solid state actuators that provide precise and repeatable open loop performance. The design, fabrication, and testing of the AFM are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1920, Active and Adaptive Optical Components and Systems II, (25 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152675
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James L. Fanson, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Mark A. Ealey, Litton Itek Optical Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1920:
Active and Adaptive Optical Components and Systems II
Mark A. Ealey, Editor(s)

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