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Space-based magnetic driven liquid mirrors
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Paper Abstract

A description of the main results of a theoretical study on the required power and coils to drive a large ferrimagnetic liquid mirror are briefly sketched and discussed. A number of possible options are evaluated and a case-study for the International Space Station Alpha is also given.

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Date Published: 2 June 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2478, Space Telescopes and Instruments, (2 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210931
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Roberto Ragazzoni, Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova, CISAS, and Telescopio Nazionale Galileo Project Office (Italy)
Riccardo U. Claudi, Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy)
Enrico Marchetti, Univ. di Padova (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2478:
Space Telescopes and Instruments
Pierre Y. Bely; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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