Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics' vibration measurement capabilities with applications to astronomical instrumentation

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1117/12.928861
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Proceedings titleProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
ConferenceGround-Based and Airborne Telescopes IV, 1 July 2012 through 6 July 2012, Amsterdam
ISSN0277-786X
ISBN9780819491459
Volume8444
Article number84443D
SubjectAstronomical instrumentation; Electrodynamic exciters; Future applications; Impulse hammers; LabVIEW virtual instrument; Modal test; Piezo-electric accelerometers; Structural response; Technology research; Vibration test; Airborne telescopes; Instruments; Modal analysis; Vibration measurement; Astrophysics
AbstractThe Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Astronomy Technology Research Group's vibration measurement capabilities include modal test via impulse hammer or electrodynamic exciter, structural response monitoring via piezoelectric accelerometers, and data acquisition via LabVIEW virtual instruments. This paper will review our existing capabilities, and give examples of past and future applications relevant to astronomical instrumentation. © 2012 SPIE.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada (NRC-CNRC); NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics (HIA-IHA)
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NPARC number21269465
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