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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1999
  • pp: 219–223

High-speed tilt mirror for image stabilization

Jaime R. Taylor, Matthew S. Anderson, and Patrick H. Bunton  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 1, pp. 219-223 (1999)

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A magnetostrictively driven tilt-mirror mount for image stabilization of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center’s Experimental Vector Magnetograph has been designed, built, and tested. A simple improvement in the mounting technique of the actuator resulted in a factor of 3 increase in the lowest resonant frequency of the device. The tilt-mirror device was built, and the lowest structural resonant frequency was experimentally found to be 603 Hz.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.4040) Optical devices : Mirrors
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(350.1260) Other areas of optics : Astronomical optics

Original Manuscript: June 8, 1998
Revised Manuscript: September 22, 1998
Published: January 1, 1999

Jaime R. Taylor, Matthew S. Anderson, and Patrick H. Bunton, "High-speed tilt mirror for image stabilization," Appl. Opt. 38, 219-223 (1999)

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