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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 13, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1974
  • pp: 2629–2637

Multiple Docking Adapter Window for the S-190 Experiment

James I. Gimlett and Donald H. Garbaccio  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 13, Issue 11, pp. 2629-2637 (1974)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.13.002629


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Abstract

Martin Marietta/NASA subcontracted the design, fabrication, testing, and installation of the multiple docking adapter S-190 experiment window assembly to Actron. In this paper we primarily treat the thermal-optical analysis aspect of the design phase. The window is a pane of BK 7 glass 59.18 cm × 44.91 cm × 4.06 cm. Though it must meet many mechanical specifications, the optical requirements, dictated by the high acuity, distortion-free S-190 multiband camera system, are the most severe. Under operating conditions over any 7.6-cm circular area, the maximum rms deviation from the best-fitting plane must be less than 12.0 nm, and from the reference plane through the entire window, 60.0 nm.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 28, 1974
Published: November 1, 1974

Citation
James I. Gimlett and Donald H. Garbaccio, "Multiple Docking Adapter Window for the S-190 Experiment," Appl. Opt. 13, 2629-2637 (1974)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-13-11-2629


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  1. S. Timoshenko, J. Goodier, Theory of Elasticity (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1951), 506 pp.
  2. Schott Optical Glass (loose-leaf catalog), Jenaer Glaswerk Schott & Gen., Mainz, 1966.

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