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New high-precision magnetic rheology drives for segmented primary mirror of adaptive telescope AST-10
Author(s): Valeri V. Anisimov; Eugeny A. Deouline; Victor P. Mikhailov; Valery B. Kaspersky; Victor V. Sytchev
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Paper Abstract

The main feature of a large ten-meters telescope is application of 84 segment primary mirrors which are united in one reflecting system. This decision makes the problem of the primary mirror designing easier yet brings another task: the designing of every mirror segment high precision (nanometer accuracy) drive, which provides perfect coincidence of segment mirrors constantly. There are suggested two variants of the drive construction based on magnetic rheology liquid. This drive provides nanometer precision and millisecond quick action.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 June 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2739, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing X, (7 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.241940
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Valeri V. Anisimov, Moscow State Bauman Technical Univ. (Russia)
Eugeny A. Deouline, Moscow State Bauman Technical Univ. (Russia)
Victor P. Mikhailov, Moscow State Bauman Technical Univ. (Russia)
Valery B. Kaspersky, Russian Federation State Research Ctr. (Russia)
Victor V. Sytchev, Russian Federation State Research Ctr. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2739:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing X
Michael K. Masten; Larry A. Stockum, Editor(s)

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