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Cryogenic adhesive testing for the NIRCam optical bench assembly
Author(s): Michael Jacoby; Alison Nordt; Bryan Hurlbut
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Paper Abstract

The Near Infrared Camera (NIRCam) Optical Bench Assembly (OBA) is a I-220H beryllium adhesively-bonded structure designed to operate at 35K. To support design activities, an adhesive testing program was performed, with particular emphasis on adhesive allowables at 35K. The geometries of the samples were designed to emulate the structural features of the OBA. The testing program is described, test data presented, and the results applied to the NIRCam OBA.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 August 2009
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7425, Optical Materials and Structures Technologies IV, 74250J (22 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.828262
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Michael Jacoby, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. (United States)
Alison Nordt, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. (United States)
Bryan Hurlbut, Rhombus Consultants Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7425:
Optical Materials and Structures Technologies IV
Joseph L. Robichaud; William A. Goodman, Editor(s)

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