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Vibration properties of mirror foils for hard x-ray telescope onboard satellite
Author(s): Takahiro Yoshimura; Tatsuro Kosaka; Hisamitsu Awaki; Keiji Ogi; Manabu Ishida; Yoshitomo Maeda; Akihiro Furuzawa; Takuya Miyazawa; Nobuyuki Yamane; Hiroyoshi Kato; Hideyo Kunieda
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Paper Abstract

ASTRO-H is a next version of Japanese X=ray astronomy satellite for lunch in 2014. The hard X-rray telescope (HXT) on board the satellite has a cylindrical mirror housing which contains reflection circular mirror foils. In the present paper, vibration properties of the mirror foils installed in the HXT on-board a satellite were investigated. Vibration tests and FEM analysis of mirror foils installed in the part model of HXT were conducted. From the experimental results, it appeared that the mirror had resonant frequenxcies at 64, 73 and 118Hz. The modal shapes of 64 and 73Hz peaks shhoed that the maximum amplitude appeared at edges of the foil. On the other hand, vibration amplitude became maximum at the center in the modal shape of 118 Hz peak. In addition, it appeared that the first peak of the edge mode decreased with increasing acceleration while the second peak had weak dependency on acceleration. These vibration behaviours are thought to be governed degree of constraint of the connections between the foil and alignment bars.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8443, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2012: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 84435A (17 September 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.925864
Show Author Affiliations
Takahiro Yoshimura, Kochi Univ. of Technology (Japan)
Tatsuro Kosaka, Kochi Univ. of Technology (Japan)
Hisamitsu Awaki, Ehime Univ. (Japan)
Keiji Ogi, Ehime Univ. (Japan)
Manabu Ishida, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Yoshitomo Maeda, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Akihiro Furuzawa, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Takuya Miyazawa, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Nobuyuki Yamane, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Hiroyoshi Kato, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Hideyo Kunieda, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8443:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2012: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
Tadayuki Takahashi; Stephen S. Murray; Jan-Willem A. den Herder, Editor(s)

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