27 June 2006 Flexure mounts for high-performance astronomical lenses
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We have developed practical, high performance flexure mounts for large astronomical lenses in the Binospec spectrograph. Flexure mounts are an attractive alternative to the widely used elastomeric lens mounts when high axial stiffness is a priority and coupling fluids are incompatible with elastomers. We describe coupling fluid seals for the flexure mounts.
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Robert Fata, Robert Fata, Vladimir Kradinov, Vladimir Kradinov, Daniel Fabricant, Daniel Fabricant, } "Flexure mounts for high-performance astronomical lenses", Proc. SPIE 6269, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy, 62695T (27 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.672634; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.672634
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