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Mirror temperature stabilization and deformation by local heaters
Author(s): Vladimir V. Reznichenko; Natalia S. Yakovleva
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Paper Abstract

Experimental investigations and numerical simulation of the thermal control system performances as well as local electric heaters control parameters are discussed. The possibility of thermal stabilization of light-weight segment for fused silica mirror is investigated. Heating and cooling times for the structural mirror are calculated. Temperature fluctuations are modelled for the mirror surface by means of a lamp heat radiator. Capabilities of the Thermo- Optical Compensation System analyzed.

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Date Published: 31 May 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2201, Adaptive Optics in Astronomy, (31 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176032
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Vladimir V. Reznichenko, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Natalia S. Yakovleva, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2201:
Adaptive Optics in Astronomy
Mark A. Ealey; Fritz Merkle, Editor(s)

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