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ALICE: optical instrument for observation, interferometry, and diffusion of critical fluids in microgravity
Author(s): Alain Durieux; Isabelle Petitbon
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Paper Abstract

ALICE is an instrument developed for optical analysis of fluids near their critical point in Manned Space Station. A first model is used since July 1992 in the MIR Station. Two optical subsystems contain light source, imagery and measurement tools. Between them, in a thermostat, two sample cell units are experimented. The six available diagnostics, in coherent and incoherent light, are presented with the most significant results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 September 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2210, Space Optics 1994: Space Instrumentation and Spacecraft Optics, (30 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.188085
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Alain Durieux, CERCO (France)
Isabelle Petitbon, CNES (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2210:
Space Optics 1994: Space Instrumentation and Spacecraft Optics
Thierry M. Dewandre; Joachim J. Schulte-in-den-Baeumen; Emmanuel Sein, Editor(s)

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