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Positioning telescopes of a synthesized aperture in a star wave plane using an interferometric metrology
Author(s): Francois Reynaud
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Paper Abstract

The precise location of telescopes in a stellar interferometer makes position servo necessary. We propose a metrology configuration for synthesized aperture using a fiber linkage with the mixing station. Interference layers parallel to star wave fronts are generated in order to materialize a reference plane. Fringe position sensors generate error signals and drive the telescope position assembly to place the fiber input in a reference star wave plane.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 September 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2209, Space Optics 1994: Earth Observation and Astronomy, (13 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185287
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Francois Reynaud, Equipe optique IRCOM (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2209:
Space Optics 1994: Earth Observation and Astronomy
Guy Cerutti-Maori; Philippe Roussel, Editor(s)

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