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Cryogenic mirror mounts for use on JWST's NIRCam instrument
Author(s): Derek J. Edinger; Paul V. Mammini; Anantha Rao
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the design of the compact, lightweight, and athermalized Pick Off Mirror and Mount as well as similar mounts for other NIRCam fold mirrors, including the Focal Plane Assembly Fold Mirror Mount. Structural and thermal analysis as well as actual prototype testing is also described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5904, Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments XI, 59040A (25 August 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.617961
Show Author Affiliations
Derek J. Edinger, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Ctr. (United States)
Paul V. Mammini, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Ctr. (United States)
Anantha Rao, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5904:
Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments XI
James B. Heaney; Lawrence G. Burriesci, Editor(s)

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