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Nijenhuis, J.R. (author), Hamelinck, R.F.M.M. (author)
ESO is preparing to build the E-ELT which will be the largest optical telescope in the world. Its primary mirror will be Ø39.3 m and will consist of nearly 1000 hexagonal segments of 1.2 meter width. Each segment is to be supported by the same structure although the segments vary in size and shape, hence this will cause variable surface...
conference paper 2011
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Nijenhuis, J.R. (author), Hamelinck, R.F.M.M. (author), Braam, B.C. (author), Cayrel, M. (author), TNO Industrie en Techniek (author)
The largest optical telescope in the world will be the E-ELT. Its primary mirror will be 42m in diameter. This mirror will consist of 984 hexagonal segments that are all individually supported. Each mirror will be controlled in six DOF while local shaping of the segments is provided by so called warping harnesses. These will correct for focus,...
conference paper 2010