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Factors disturbing a preshaped membrane mirror
Author(s): Boris V. Kislitsyn; Sergei A. Dimakov
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Paper Abstract

Today the peak of the conventional method of telescope design is the space telescope named after Hubble (2,4 m-diameter of the primary mirror). Further increase of the input-aperture diameter of telescopes requires the application of new architectures of their design based on the recent progress in optics and the development of super-light mirrors. The paper is devoted to development of the concept of a new-generation membrane primary mirror for extra-atmospheric imaging telescopes basing on the recent progress in non-linear technique of correction for dynamic distortions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4091, Imaging Technology and Telescopes, (31 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.405800
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Boris V. Kislitsyn, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Sergei A. Dimakov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4091:
Imaging Technology and Telescopes
James W. Bilbro; James B. Breckinridge; Mark J. Eckart; James B. Breckinridge; Richard A. Carreras; Richard A. Carreras; James W. Bilbro; Stanley R. Czyzak; Robert D. Fiete; Mark J. Eckart; Robert D. Fiete; Paul S. Idell, Editor(s)

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