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Qualification of the NEAR laser transmitter
Author(s): Richard H. Maurer; Robert J. Heins; Timothy D. Cole
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Paper Abstract

The qualification of the NEAR laser transmitter is discussed with emphasis placed on the three major problem areas encountered: (1) use and derating of discrete power supply components; (2) application of a non-hermetic, high voltage hybrid to the space environment; and (3) vibration testing of the laser optics train. Summary comments are made with respect to the predictability of these quality/reliability problems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 October 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2811, Photonics for Space Environments IV, (18 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.254039
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Richard H. Maurer, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Robert J. Heins, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Timothy D. Cole, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2811:
Photonics for Space Environments IV
Edward W. Taylor, Editor(s)

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