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Multimirror Telescope Alignment Systems Which Employ Fan Beams And TI Interferometers
Author(s): T R O'Meara
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Paper Abstract

We will describe an alignment system for a multimirror telescope array in which an optical light plane provides a synthetic stable platform or optical reference flat upon which are located a series of heterodyne interferometers which measure the relative phasing, tilts, etc., of each element in the array. Several approaches to synthesizing the optical light plane are presented and compared.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 March 1984
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0440, Synthetic Aperture Systems I, (2 March 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.937568
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T R O'Meara, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0440:
Synthetic Aperture Systems I
Janet S. Fender, Editor(s)

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