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Experimental implementation of model-reference-control for fine-tracking mirrors
Author(s): Timothy E. Busch; Victor A. Skormin
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Paper Abstract

We proposed the use of model reference control for the improvement in the performance characteristics of fine tracking mirrors. We present both analog and digital implementations of model reference control on a specially designed high bandwidth steering mirror and a commercially available lower bandwidth mirror. Improvement in system response and immunity to environmental jitter are demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 April 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2990, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies IX, (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273695
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Timothy E. Busch, Rome Lab. (United States)
Victor A. Skormin, Binghamton Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2990:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies IX
G. Stephen Mecherle, Editor(s)

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