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Five-axis secondary system for UKIRT
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Paper Abstract

This is a progress report on the development of the tip-tilt secondary mirror for the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The concept-- with emphasis on the electromechanical and optomechanical design--was published in an earlier paper. The reader is kindly requested to refer to the background information given there. Here, we present the electronics, system control and data handling considerations along with updated design drawings of the mirror and the combined piezoelectric/hexapod mirror mounts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2199, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V, (1 June 1994);
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Eckhart Pitz, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie (Germany)
Ralf-Rainer Rohloff, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie (Germany)
Stefan Hippler, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie (Germany)
Karl Wagner, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie (Germany)
Harry Marth, Physik Instrumente GmbH & Co. (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2199:
Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V
Larry M. Stepp, Editor(s)

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