1 September 1988 Multiple Beam Combination With Pupil Geometry Maintenance
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This paper presents the issues pertinent to a multivariable control system for a phased telescope array imaging system. A description of the envisioned system, the discrete time state space model of the system, the measurement techniques, estimation/control algorithms, and Monte Carlo simulation results are presented. Initially, an extended Kalman filter is used as the estimator and its simulation performance is compared with that of a linearized Kalman filter with no difference in performance found. Additionally, successful test results from a laboratory two-beam prototype control system testbed are presented.
Karl P. Hentz, Karl P. Hentz, "Multiple Beam Combination With Pupil Geometry Maintenance," Optical Engineering 27(9), 279740 (1 September 1988). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7976754 . Submission:


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