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Design and mounting of the gratings for the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE)
Author(s): Ann F. Shipley; James C. Green; John Paul Andrews
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Paper Abstract

The far UV spectroscopic explorer grating mechanical design and analysis are discussed. These gratings are large (266 mm X 275 mm), and unique design constraints were imposed to maintain optical performance. FEM results of deflection and stress are presented. Requirements driving the unconventional grating design and its mount are addressed, including the plan to accommodate remote vacuum alignment in multiple degrees of freedom.

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Date Published: 6 September 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2542, Optomechanical and Precision Instrument Design, (6 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.218664
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Ann F. Shipley, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
James C. Green, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
John Paul Andrews, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2542:
Optomechanical and Precision Instrument Design
Alson E. Hatheway, Editor(s)

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