An edge actuated mirror figure control experiment is described. Manual operation for evaluation of mirror controllability and local actuator attachment effects has demonstrated the edge actuation concept potential. Preliminary results of closed-loop computer-controlled experiments are presented.
"Edge Actuation For Figure Control", Proc. SPIE 0365, Adaptive Optics Systems and Technology, (23 August 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934207; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.934207