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MIRI telescope simulator (MTS) folding mirrors
Author(s): J. Serrano; A. G. Moral; E. Pedrosa; J. Moreno; L. Díez; J. Allo; C. Laviada
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Paper Abstract

The MTS Folding Mirror Subsystem is part of the MIRI Telescope Simulator, which is an Optical Ground Support Equipment for ESA MIRI (Medium Infrared Instrument) Qualification, in the frame of the James Webb Space Telescope Program. The program prime contractor is INTA (Spanish National Aerospace Centre). The Subsystem consists of four different mirrors assemblies to adapt the optical path to the available envelope; the mirrors are placed between exit pupil and image plane with suitable orientation to reproduce specific chief ray deviation. Remote adjustment for image compensation at cryogenic conditions is available for two mirror assemblies, by means of two independent rotation mechanisms. A manual tip-tilt system is also provided for system adjusting at ambient conditions in all four mirror assemblies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 September 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6692, Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments XII, 66920L (12 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.732392
Show Author Affiliations
J. Serrano, Lidax (Spain)
A. G. Moral, Lidax (Spain)
E. Pedrosa, Lidax (Spain)
J. Moreno, Lidax (Spain)
L. Díez, Lidax (Spain)
J. Allo, Lidax (Spain)
C. Laviada, Lidax (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6692:
Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments XII
James B. Heaney; Lawrence G. Burriesci, Editor(s)

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