1 September 1994 Power dissipation in electromechanical actuator devices
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Optical Engineering, 33(9), (1994). doi:10.1117/12.178257
Abstract
The major contributors to the dissipation of power by an electromechanical actuator used in a deformable mirror or an active structure are identified. The magnitudes of these power losses for a single actuator are estimated for both single-frequency and random operation of the actuator.
Wayland Clinton Marlow, "Power dissipation in electromechanical actuator devices," Optical Engineering 33(9), (1 September 1994). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.178257
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Actuators

Deformable mirrors

Ferroelectric materials

Dielectrics

Capacitance

Information technology

Resistance

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