Dr. David R. Smith
Principal Engineer at MERLAB PC
SPIE Involvement:
Conference Program Committee | Author
Publications (36)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 8, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9906, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes VI
KEYWORDS: Actuators, Monochromatic aberrations, Telescopes, Holography, Data modeling, Calibration, Satellites, Receivers, Finite element methods, Antennas

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 22, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9912, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II
KEYWORDS: Reflectors, Telescopes, Mirrors, Sun, Sensors, Nickel, Clouds, Temperature sensors, Aluminum, Temperature metrology

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 22, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9912, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II
KEYWORDS: Actuators, Reflectors, Telescopes, Manufacturing, Inspection, Control systems, Electroluminescence, Humidity, Electromechanical design, Advanced distributed simulations

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 22, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9912, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II
KEYWORDS: Reflectors, Reflectors, Telescopes, Telescopes, Astronomy, Metrology, Skin, Nickel, Interfaces, Manufacturing, Photogrammetry, Aluminum

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 22, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9912, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II
KEYWORDS: Reflectors, Telescopes, Holography, Cameras, Reflectivity, Clouds, Photogrammetry, Antennas, Reflector telescopes, Environmental sensing

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 15, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9910, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Observatories, Telescopes, Mirrors, Astronomy, Sun, Detection and tracking algorithms, Control systems, Astronomical telescopes, Servomechanisms, Visibility

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Conference Committee Involvement (3)
Advanced Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation
23 June 2008 | Marseille, France
Optomechanical Technologies for Astronomy
24 May 2006 | Orlando, Florida , United States
Astronomical Structures and Mechanisms Technology
21 June 2004 | Glasgow, United Kingdom
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