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Opto-pyrotechnics for space applications
Author(s): Y. Lien; G. Thoen; O. Grasvik; J. Bru; K. Paulsen; L. O. Lierstuen; B. Chamayou; D. Pinard; I. McKenzie

Paper Abstract

Pyrotechnics is in widespread use in both launchers and satellites. The devices are relatively simple, light and compact and provide near-instantaneous response with very little input energy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 2017
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10565, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010, 105651H (20 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2309212
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Y. Lien, Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace (Norway)
G. Thoen, Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace (Norway)
O. Grasvik, Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace (Norway)
J. Bru, Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace (Norway)
K. Paulsen, Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace (Norway)
L. O. Lierstuen, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (Norway)
B. Chamayou, Astrium Space Transportation (France)
D. Pinard, Astrium Space Transportation (France)
I. McKenzie, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10565:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010
Errico Armandillo; Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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