4 August 2014 Integrated modeling for parametric evaluation of smart x-ray optics
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This work is developed in the framework of AXYOM project, which proposes to study the application of a system of piezoelectric actuators to grazing-incidence X-ray telescope optic prototypes: thin glass or plastic foils, in order to increase their angular resolution. An integrated optomechanical model has been set up to evaluate the performances of X-ray optics under deformation induced by Piezo Actuators. Parametric evaluation has been done looking at different number and position of actuators to optimize the outcome. Different evaluations have also been done over the actuator types, considering Flexible Piezoceramic, Multi Fiber Composites piezo actuators, and PVDF.
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S. Dell'Agostino, S. Dell'Agostino, M. Riva, M. Riva, D. Spiga, D. Spiga, S. Basso, S. Basso, Marta Civitani, Marta Civitani, "Integrated modeling for parametric evaluation of smart x-ray optics", Proc. SPIE 9150, Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy VI, 915021 (4 August 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2056922; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2056922


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