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Composite Deformable Mirror
Author(s): C. P. Kuo; B. K. Wada
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Paper Abstract

The development of a lightweight one meter composite mirror that can be controlled and adjusted on-orbit, is presented. The data in this paper show that long wave distortion errors can be corrected by using embedded piezoelectric ceramic actuators. The proposed concepts were verified by both mathematical simulations and laboratory experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 1989
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1114, Active Telescope Systems, (20 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960851
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C. P. Kuo, California Institute of Technology (United States)
B. K. Wada, California Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1114:
Active Telescope Systems
Francois J. Roddier, Editor(s)

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