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The Structural Analysis Of A Light-Weight Aluminum Foam Core Mirror
Author(s): W. Pollard; D. Vukobratovich; R. Richard
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Paper Abstract

Classical precision mirrors in optical systems are right circular glass cylinders with a 6-to-1 diameter-to-thickness ratio. The typical weight of a mirror of this type is W = 255 x D2.92 where: W is the weight in kg, D is the diameter in meters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 June 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0748, Structural Mechanics of Optical Systems II, (3 June 1987);
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W. Pollard, University of Arizona (United States)
D. Vukobratovich, University of Arizona (United States)
R. Richard, University of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0748:
Structural Mechanics of Optical Systems II
Alson E. Hatheway, Editor(s)

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