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Modeling and optimization of a segmented reflector telescope
Author(s): Mark H. Milman; Laura Needels
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Paper Abstract

An optomechanical model of a segmented reflector telescope is developed. An image quality metric is used to optimize the placement of damping elements in the telescope backup truss. Comparisons with an alternative placement criteria are made.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1917, Smart Structures and Materials 1993: Smart Structures and Intelligent Systems, (8 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152805
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Mark H. Milman, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Laura Needels, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1917:
Smart Structures and Materials 1993: Smart Structures and Intelligent Systems
Nesbitt W. Hagood; Gareth J. Knowles, Editor(s)

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