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Title: Jitter minimization flexure pointing system

Abstract

The illustrative embodiments provide for a telescope. The telescope includes a housing; an optical assembly disposed inside the housing and configured to gather light from a distant object; and a jitter reduction system connected to the housing. The jitter reduction system includes a first flexure assembly comprising a first base to which is attached to a first armature connected to a first linear motor winding configured to push out a first flexure connected to the first armature and to push out a second flexure connected to the first armature opposite the first flexure, wherein the first flexure and the second flexure have a first normal axis pointing through a center of mass of the optical assembly.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1735134
Patent Number(s):
10739609
Application Number:
16/051,570
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G02 - OPTICS G02B - OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
DOE Contract Number:  
NA0003525
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 08/01/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Stromberg, Peter G., and Barney, Patrick S. Jitter minimization flexure pointing system. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Stromberg, Peter G., & Barney, Patrick S. Jitter minimization flexure pointing system. United States.
Stromberg, Peter G., and Barney, Patrick S. Tue . "Jitter minimization flexure pointing system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1735134.
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abstractNote = {The illustrative embodiments provide for a telescope. The telescope includes a housing; an optical assembly disposed inside the housing and configured to gather light from a distant object; and a jitter reduction system connected to the housing. The jitter reduction system includes a first flexure assembly comprising a first base to which is attached to a first armature connected to a first linear motor winding configured to push out a first flexure connected to the first armature and to push out a second flexure connected to the first armature opposite the first flexure, wherein the first flexure and the second flexure have a first normal axis pointing through a center of mass of the optical assembly.},
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