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Topology optimization design of a space mirror
Author(s): Jiazhen Liu; Bo Jiang
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Paper Abstract

As key components of the optical system of the space optical remote sensor, Space mirrors’ surface accuracy had a direct impact that couldn’t be ignored of the imaging quality of the remote sensor. In the future, large-diameter mirror would become an important trend in the development of space optical technology. However, a sharp increase in the mirror diameter would cause the deformation of the mirror and increase the thermal deformation caused by temperature variations. A reasonable lightweight structure designed to ensure the optical performance of the system to meet the requirements was required. As a new type of lightweight approach, topology optimization technology was an important direction of the current space optical remote sensing technology research. The lightweight design of rectangular mirror was studied. the variable density method of topology optimization was used. The mirror type precision of the mirror assemblies was obtained in different conditions. PV value was less than λ/10 and RMS value was less than λ/50(λ = 632.8nm). The results show that the entire The mirror assemblies can achieve a sufficiently high static rigidity, dynamic stiffness and thermal stability and has the capability of sufficient resistance to external environmental interference . Key words: topology optimization, space mirror, lightweight, space optical remote sensor

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 November 2015
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9795, Selected Papers of the Photoelectronic Technology Committee Conferences held June–July 2015, 97952Y (5 November 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2209031
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Jiazhen Liu, Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics (China)
Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
Bo Jiang, Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9795:
Selected Papers of the Photoelectronic Technology Committee Conferences held June–July 2015
Shenggang Liu; Songlin Zhuang; Michael I. Petelin; Libin Xiang, Editor(s)

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